Dozens of trucks are blocking cargo transport at a key border crossing between Slovakia and the Czech Republic, with drivers demanding a cut in the excise tax on fuel, the CTK newswire reports, citing Slovak police.
- Trucking companies are threatening to extend the protest to Slovakia’s border crossings with Hungary in the south and Poland in the north if the government refuses to negotiate with them
- NOTE: Slovakia hasn’t introduced measures to ease the impact of high oil prices on transportation companies
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