Truck drivers and shipping agencies protest at the port in Beirut, Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Traffic across the country will come to a standstill at a time to be determined, Lebanon's land transport union announced Friday.In April this year, Lebanon's commuters were forced to sit in heavy traffic after truck drivers blocked vital highways across the country during a series of protests against the closure of rock quarries.Tleis, at the time, denied any involvement in the protest, condemning the roadblocks as an "abuse of citizens".Truckers were protesting the decision to stop the works of quarries, rock crushers, digging works and transportation of their products across Lebanon for one month.
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