The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry explained to the Russian ambassador how the EU rules work

The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry explained to the Russian ambassador how the EU rules work

The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry explained to the Russian Ambassador how the EU rules work

The Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monday called Charge d'Affaires of Russia Sergei Ryabokon and explained to him the restrictions on the transit of goods to the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation.

As stated in the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry, according to the fourth package of EU sanctions, from June 17, imports and transit to Russia of steel and steel products through the territory of the EU.

“During the meeting, the information disseminated by Russian representatives that Lithuania had banned transit to the Kaliningrad region” was refuted, the department noted.

They stressed that the transportation of passengers and goods not subject to EU sanctions to and from the Kaliningrad region through the territory of Lithuania continues as usual.

“Lithuania has not imposed any unilateral, personal or additional restrictions on transit,” the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry emphasized.

Prepared by: Nina Petrovich