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Following a walkout by truck drivers over gasoline costs, Spain will deploy 23,000 police officers

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            Spain will deploy over 23,000 police personnel to crack down on the truck drivers’ strike. Raquel Sánchez, Spain’s transport minister, claims that a gang of far-right radicals is “blackmailing” the country. Road haulage unions have not endorsed the indefinite strike, which began on Monday. The strike has threatened to disrupt national supply systems, with some firms reporting shortages of fresh products including milk and fish.

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