VILNIUS, 17 February. /Corr. Vladimir Ivanov/. In Lithuania at the checkpoint (checkpoint) Kybartai, through which the transport in the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation, successfully solved the problem of the accumulated Sunday trucks. About it the correspondent of TASS reported on Wednesday Deputy head of the checkpoint Gintaras klimavičius.
“Thanks to the coordinated work with our Russian colleagues traffic flow across the border were able to quickly stabilize,” – he said.
In Kybartai Sunday has accumulated more than 90 trucks, the drivers who had to wait in the queue for more than half a day. The column stretched so that the truck stood on the streets of the town. “Today, travel is expecting around 30 cars that does not exceed the average norm. They are in the waiting area,” said klimavičius. According to him, virtually all cars from Kybartai, with Russian numbers.
Deputy chief of the checkpoint did not comment about the cause of unusual for this time line. According to customs brokers, it was formed as a result of the fact that the Russians have to choose to enter the Kaliningrad region, the Lithuanian direction. The route through Belarus and Poland for them temporarily closed.
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 a stream of cars went through Lithuania.
Saved currently queues on the Lithuanian-Belarusian border. At the checkpoint that time today stand more than 200 trucks with a projected waiting time of 25 hours.
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