• 18/06/2024 22:12

A lot of Russian grain is transported through Latvia, – Minister of Transport of Lithuania

Minister of Transport of Lithuania Marius Skuodis confirmed that most of the Russian grain is transported through Latvia, which is a great problem.

RBC-Ukraine informs about this from communications on the LRT.

The Lithuanian minister noted that while there is not a lot of Russian grain in transit through Lithuania, most of it is transported through Latvia. Accordingly, this supply will be destroyed during negotiations with the Minister of Transport of Latvia and the Minister of Climate of Estonia.

“We have a very specific supply – the transportation of Russian grain through the Baltic countries. In Lithuania And this is not a big problem, the obligations are even small , but there is still a big problem in Latvia,” said Skuodis.

The head of the Lithuanian Grain Growers Association, Aušris Maciauskas, said that Russian grain has a great obligation to transit through Latvia, and part of the grain is consumed before Lithuania .

Sanctions against agricultural products of the Russian Federation

Early on, the Minister of Transport of Latvia, Kaspars Breshkens, stated that he plans to introduce a ban on the import of Russian and Belarusian grain until the upcoming package of sanctions to the European Union from Russia.

Varto Please respect that the proposal about sanctions against Russian agricultural products has existed before.

For example, the Ambassador of Poland to the European Union already in 2023 advocated the defense of the import of Russian agricultural products ії at the edge of the EU. This information was published by Polish ZMI.

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