Border guard: the border of Latvia with Russia and Belarus there is a large queue of trucks

Border guard: the border of Latvia with Russia and Belarus there is a large queue of trucks


RIGA, 16 February. /Corr. Evgeniy Antonov/. On the border of Latvia with Russia and Belarus there is a large queue of trucks. About this korr. said the representative of the press service of the Main Department of the state border of the Baltic Republic of Eugene Pozniak.

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“According to the morning of February 16, load our border posts on the borders with Russia and Belarus did not change significantly. Our services work in a usual mode”, – she said.

So, according to Paznyak, the greatest number of trucks on the border with Russia could be seen at a checkpoint Terehova-Burachki – there on the morning of the day was 260 cars. At the checkpoint Silene-Urbany on the border with Belarus was 90 cars.

“This is an ordinary volume. Usually such a number of transport passes the border for a few hours”, – said the representative of border guard of Latvia.

“To predict how the situation will develop in the future, I can’t. However, as we see now in numbers, the influx of cars is not increasing,” she added.

February 1 has expired permits for cargo transportation, which annually between Russia and Poland. The parties failed to reach agreement on new permissions, so the truckers of the two countries were prevented from crossing the border and transit. In search of other ways the stream of cars was pouring into neighbouring States, including the Baltic States.