Drone demonstrates queue of Russian, Belarusian vans at Polish borderApril 17, 2022
Story: European Union international locations sharing borders with Russia and Belarus have barred some cargo automobiles registered in the two international locations from moving into because Friday (April 8) because of to sanctions, the Russian customs services mentioned on Saturday (April 9).
Autos used as worldwide transportation that have Russian and Belarusian number plates will not be ready to move items on EU territory, the Russian customs provider mentioned.
Russian and Belarusian trucks were being provided time until finally the close of Saturday (April 16) to exit the bloc’s territory. Due to the vehicles remaining backed up for kilometres, countless numbers of cars are at risk of not crossing the border in time.
Drone footage captured a prolonged line of freight vans backed up on the street from Poland into Belarus.
“There are however numerous kilometres to drive… so it is unrealistic,” explained Dmitry, a truck driver from Belarus on his prospects of crossing the border in time.
Uncertain of how the sanctions coming into pressure will influence him, Dmitry claimed: “We are not alone right here, there are (motorists from) Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, standing in the queue. And we simply cannot say how it will switch out.”
Belarus on Friday (April 15) declared a ban on vehicles registered in the European Union from coming into its territory, Interfax news agency quoted the transport ministry declaring.