Posts tagged as Border checks

Lithuania to ramp up checks on Polish border

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Lithuania’s police and border guards will intensify checks of travelers across the border with Poland, Interior Minister Rita Tamašunienė says. Lithuania introduced mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for people arriving from Poland this week in response to the growing number of coronavirus infections in the neighbouring country. “We are appealing to people to be aware as those arriving from [coronavirus] affected countries or travelling in transit via affected countries should self-isolate. Our…

Lithuania to lift all border checks with Latvia

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Lithuania’s border with Latvia will be fully reopened on June 1, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Facebook on Tuesday. Starting from May 15, the citizens and residents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are able to travel freely within the Baltic states. However, ID checks have remained in place. “Free movement, no more posts or checks,” wrote Skvernelis, adding that the final decision would be adopted by the government on…

Lithuania: Border checks an option to stop coronavirus

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Lithuania may have to expand protective measures against the coronavirus and introduce controls on roads, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said ahead of an EU meeting. Coronavirus cases have been reported in several EU countries and may reach Lithuania, too, according to the minister. “Lithuania is part of the Schengen area. Apart from airports and ships, where [the coronavirus is] easy to spot and quarantine, there are also roads,” Veryga told…