(10) La FNTR
fue fundada por UTAA, SUPT, URDE, CORL (Comite de Obreros Rurales del Litoral), CUTRP, CUTRS, Tabacaleros de Rivera y Tacuarembo.
's decision to lift blockades was not likely to put an immediate end to an increasingly tense situation, with some 104 refineries and depots blocked and some 85 blockades in place, according to the National Centre for Road Information.
a appele a la reduction de l'impot sur le revenu global (IRG) des pensions des retraites, dont le montant est compris entre 25.000 DA et 50.000 DA, lors de la reunion de sa commission executive en decembre dernier, et son exoneration pour les pensions inferieures a 25.000 DA.
Nous voulons que la construction se fasse dans une approche participative avec la FNTR
et le respect des delais convenus.
By 11am, the Federation of Road Hauliers (FNTR) said access to 60 oil depots and ten refineries was cut off before the protest also spread to the Paris area after midday.
The FNTR said it did not expect a petrol shortage for a week, but motorists began queueing at petrol stations at the weekend to fill their tanks before the blockade started to bite.
FNTR head Jean-Paul Deneville said the protest would be 'long and hard' and would intensify until the government met demands for tax cuts to reduce the price of the diesel fuel used by truckers by almost 20 percent.
After a meeting with Transport Minister Jean-Claude Gayssot, FNTR, France's largest hauliers union, said its demands had not been met and its protest would be continued.
About 2,000 heavy lorries are expected to try to blockade some 70 depots and refineries under the leadership of the FNTR, France's leading road haulage federation, which expects support from smaller groups and some ambulance and taxi drivers.
A transport ministry spokeswoman said negotiations to avert the dispute, or end it quickly, were underway yesterday between government representatives, FNTR, the smaller UNOSTRA and a third group.
But spokesmen for FNTR and UNOSTRA said there had been no contacts with the government since Saturday morning and warned that the blockade movement would be 'long and hard'.
The main French freight union, FNTR
, had signalled its intention to continue the blockades on Monday night with an ominous warning that the nationwide blockade at border links with a total of eight countries could continue indefinitely.