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SN: UK interns to start negotiations with government after three days of strike

MOSCOW, March 18 – RIA Novosti. Union interns The British Medical Association (BMA) and the government are about to start wage negotiations after a three-day strike. informs Sky News TV channel referred to a statement from the country’s Ministry of Health.

A massive strike broke out in the UK on Wednesday against workers in a variety of fields, including civil servants, London Underground machinists, trainees and teachers.

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“We are pleased that the BMA has accepted our offer to start negotiations,” the British Ministry of Health quoted the TV channel.

At the same time, the Ministry of Health noted that it regrets the cancellation of approximately 175,000 patient appointments and procedures in the country due to the protracted protests of healthcare professionals.

The medical union said it was ready to call another strike if authorities presented “inadequate” conditions. The union advocates bringing wages up to 2008 standards. In that case, British authorities would have to allocate £1bn, in addition to the 4bn needed to raise the salaries of healthcare workers, according to London.

In the UK, there is a wave of strikes against the backdrop of record inflation in the country. Railroad workers, lawyers, airport workers, postmen, and workers in other areas are coming out to protest. After the special operation initiated by the Russian Federation in Ukraine, the West increased the pressure of sanctions on Russia. The disruption of supply chains has increased fuel and food prices in Europe and the US. Rising cost of living in the UK has hit millions of households.

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