French truckers leave key northern distribution point


LILLE, France, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Protesting French truckers abandoned on Monday a road blockade they had set up near a major wholesale food market serving northern France, saying they had been threatened by non-striking drivers. About 30 protesters at the Min de Lomme market gave up at 11:30 a.m. (1030 GMT) after blocking access to it since Sunday evening. "We ended the blockade because things were getting too hot and starting to turn bad," said Roger Chopin of the CFDT union, which ...

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