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Negotiations with protesting miners and energy workers to take place in parliament

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Road blockades organised by protesting energy workers and miners continue for a fifth day. Protesters have sent 6 requests to the authorities, including the withdrawal of the territorial plans for just green transition of the coal mining areas of Stara Zagora, Pernik and Kyustendil.

The Trakia and Struma highways remain closed near Stara Zagora and Dupnitsa, while the sub-Balkan road is closed near Gurkovo. There is also a blockade in Radnevo on the road to Nova Zagora. The Ruse - Svilengrad international road near the "Brickel" TPP in Galabovo is also closed, as well as the Stara Zagora-Dimitrovgrad road. Detour routes have been provided.

To find a way out of the crisis, trade unions will pay a visit to the parliament today. The ministers of energy, regional development and economy are to participate in the negotiations. The protesters demand that MPs from all parliamentary groups take part in the talks.

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