Ukraine suspended the transit of Russian trucks

Ukraine temporarily suspends the transit of trucks of the Russian trucks on its territory. This decision was taken at a meeting of the government on Monday, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers.

In the message of Cabinet of Ministers noted that Russia, in violation of “violation of the rules and procedures of the world trade organization and bilateral intergovernmental agreements on road transport” unilaterally stopped the movement of Ukrainian trucks on its territory.

“By the time the explanations from the Russian side and address this issue, Ukraine will temporarily suspend transit of cargo vehicles registered in Russia, on the territory of Ukraine”, — stated in the government.

On the eve of Russia temporarily suspended the movement of Ukrainian trucks.

The transport Ministry called the decision a retaliatory measure on actions of the Ukrainian activists who in the end of last week started to block the movement of Russian trucks, for political reasons. “These measures will be maintained until the settlement of the Ukrainian side the situation with the unlawful blocking of the Russian freight motor transport means on the territory of Ukraine”, — said yesterday in the Ministry.