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Farmers stage walkout from talk with govt

A group of rice farmers' representatives from 20 provinces Monday walked out from a high-profile meeting with government figures, after caretaker administration came up with no solutions for long-overdue payment under the pledging scheme.

They staged a walkout after they were told to ask banks for releasing loans to the government so that they could pay farmers.

The angry farmers said that they would continue their demonstration and pressure the government to resign as lack of capability to handle with its pledging policy.

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