Posts tagged as border crossing

Lithuania to spend €24m on Belarus upgrade border crossing

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Lithuania has signed a 24-million-euro deal with contractors to upgrade the Medininkai border crossing with Belarus. Lithuania’s Directorate of Border Crossing Infrastructure on Wednesday signed a 30-month contract, worth 24.18 million euros, with a consortium of Conresta, Kauno Tiltai and Euroelektronika, the country’s Transport Ministry said in a press release. The border checkpoint would comply with all European Union’s requirements, Transport Minister Jaroslav Narkevic said adding that the crossing point…

Illigal border crossing border crossing numbers diminshed in Latvia

Monday, February 3, 2020

A couple of years ago, the reports of third-country nationals being caught entering Latvia and the European Union illegally – usually from Russia – appeared almost daily. But in 2019 the number of offenders has dropped significantly, reported Latvian Radio. The Latvian  State Border Guard   says this has been achieved by improving both the border infrastructure and the legal definitions and punishments for illegally entering the country. However, in order to continue…