The Russian authorities explained, how long will be blocked Ukrainian trucks

The Ukrainian movement of trucks in Russia will be banned to the answer of Ukraine about the terms of the movement of Russian. About it on February 15 of 2016, said Deputy Minister of transport of Russia Nikolay Asaul in an interview to Russian TV channels, RIA Novosti reported.

He said that now the movement of Russian trucks through territory of Ukraine remains difficult, and the Russian side is now waiting for further clarification. «While such formal responses we received, although a formal request was sent immediately after receiving information about the first facts stop,» added Asaul, noting that Moscow hopes for a solution to this problem «in the course of the day».

«We get information from the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers produces a corresponding decree on this subject», he concluded.

According to the Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation, a few days before the beginning of blocking of trucks Moscow and Kiev exchanged quota of permits for the current year. «That is the part of official authorities was not stated any restrictions of the Russian transport», he concluded.

The Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Arcady Dvorkovich has specified that the Russian side has blocked movement on its territory of all Ukrainian automobile trucks, except those moving to Kazakhstan under guard.

«These vehicles until stopped», quoted by UNIAN.

Meanwhile, the Ukrainian side mentioned anything about the Assaul «quotas» are not said, while stating that the Russian Federation continues to operate a ban on the transit of Ukrainian goods through auto-, Aero — and railway communication, which was introduced immediately after the new 2016.

A government ban on the transit of Russian trucks to Ukraine meanwhile still not issued a separate regulation, and so far only exists in the form of Protocol instructions.

Help. The history of mutual Ukrainian-Russian block large vehicles

In 2015, Ukraine has closed air space for Russian planes. It was also suspended the supply and trade links with the occupied Crimea.

In response to these steps, as well as on the entry of Ukraine into free trade Zone (FTZ) with the EU, from 1 January 2016, Russia has suspended free trade with Ukraine, and from January 4th — banned the transit of Ukrainian goods through their territory.

The transit of Russian trucks and any of their stay on its territory was banned in Poland and Romania, while de jure they could continue to move through Ukraine.

On 11 February activists of Transcarpathia (with the 12-th of them began to join other Ukrainian regions) by analogy with trademarks blockade of the Crimea began an indefinite protest to block trucks with Russian license plates, registration, putting forth to the Cabinet of Ministers political demands to the ultimate nature: a total ban for transit of Russian trucks through the Ukraine and a ban on doing business economic entities of the Russian Federation, which should last until the Russians release Ukrainian political prisoners, the cessation of hostilities, the withdrawal of its troops and the return of occupied sovereign territories.

On the morning of 15 February, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has banned the transit of trucks from Russia, but only due to blocking of the Ukrainian trucks in the Russian Federation.

«The Russian Federation is in violation of the rules and procedures of the world trade organization and bilateral intergovernmental agreements regarding road transport unilaterally stopped the movement of the Ukrainian cargo transport vehicles on the territory of Russia. By the time the explanations from the Russian side and address this issue, Ukraine will temporarily suspend transit of cargo vehicles registered in Russia, on the territory of Ukraine», — stated in the Protocol decision of the government of Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

None of the demands of the initiators of the civilian blockade is not mentioned here.

At that, government officials started consultations with Moscow on unblocking the Ukrainian trucks and the possibility of further transit through the territory of the Russian Federation, the participants of the blockade is already regarded as «invalid» according to them «political bargaining».

According to the Chairman of the SFS of Ukraine Roman Nasirov, on the morning of February 15 in the country was less than 100 rosiyskih trucks.

The Russians say that Ukrainian was detained 152 trucks.

The Russian authorities explained, how long will be blocked Ukrainian trucks 15.02.2016

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