Posts tagged as transit

Lithuania keeps Kaliningrad transit open albeit tightened

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Lithuania has tightened transit between Russia and its Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad, but the scheme will remain in place throughout the coronavirus quarantine, Foreign Minister Linas Linekvičius said. “We are trying to preserve that transit in principle, but certainly it has been restricted: the number of trains has been limited and up to 100 passengers […] are allowed per train,” Linkevičius said at a news conference on Wednesday. “It takes…

Foreign citizens allowed to transit Lithuania until Thursday

Monday, March 23, 2020

Foreign citizens will be allowed to cross Lithuania until Thursday, the government confirmed on Sunday. “People returning to their country of residence are allowed to cross [Lithuania] until [00:01] on March 26,” Interior Minister Rita Tamašunienė said on Sunday.Those transiting the country will be escorted in groups “from the arrival in Lithuania, to their departure via international border crossing points,” she said. Transit via Lithuania to and from the Russian…

Russian Railways increases discount on transit of coal

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Russian Railways (RZD) has increased its discount on the transit of Kazakh coal through Russia for shipment from ports in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia or across the Belarusian-Polish border, as well as the return of empty wagons. The board’s management took this decision on October 15, with immediate effect. The decision, which has been published on RZD’s site, amends the company’s tariff policy for railways in Commonwealth of Independent States…

Latvia invites Belarus to look at opportunities offered by Latvia’s transit corridor

Thursday, September 26, 2019

On September 25, during the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics met with Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makey for a discussion on bilateral relations, business and trade links in particular, cooperation in international organisations, and security policy issues, LETA learned from the Latvian Foreign Ministry. During the meeting, Rinkevics expressed satisfaction with the active political dialogue between Latvia and…