Ukraine is ready from February 25 to return to the Russian cargo transit through its territory

Ukraine is ready from February 25 to return to the Russian cargo transit through its territory


KIEV, February 24. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the proposal of the Ministry of infrastructure to unlock the Russian cargo transit via its territory.

“We are ready to return to action temporary permits from 00:00 on February 25 and return to the territory of Ukraine transit, which last 10 days was actually blocked”, – said the head of the Ministry of infrastructure Andriy Pivovarsky.

In turn, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said: “We are on terms of reciprocity, take appropriate action”.

The case of freight transit

In the Transcarpathian region, on 11 February, a group of radical citizens announced an indefinite protest by blocking the transit of Russian trucks, which transited to the EU member States or returning from there.

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Soon joined in nine regions of Ukraine. February 14, Russia suspended the movement of trucks on Ukrainian territory of the Russian Federation, and on February 15, the Ukrainian government officially announced the suspension of transit cargo vehicles registered in Russia.

Kiev and Moscow agreed on February 16 to enter the mode of “going home”, which provides the ability for drivers to complete the flight, returning to the country of registration. The mode ends on 25 February.

However, radical participants of the blockade of Russian trucks said it was ready to continue the action regardless of the decision of the government on this issue.