Nina Gurin. Increased precautions by the EU on the background of a series of terrorist acts in France have contributed to the congestion at the Belarusian border, the number of which traditionally increases during the weekend, inform the data of the state border Committee of the Republic.
before the first day of the weekend service of the state border of Lithuania reported the State border Committee of Belarus on the introduction of enhanced security measures at checkpoints across the border. In the report of the Belarusian Ministry noted that due to thorough inspection activities, the border crossing time may increase. The Committee had warned about a possible increased surveillance of the Polish and Latvian parties.
As notified on the Internet representative office of the Belarusian authorities, the greatest congestion occurs at the exit from Belarus to Lithuania. Thus, according to the 16. 00 (same as GMT) at the checkpoint Kotlovka at the exit from Belarus were 70 trucks and 50 passenger cars, Stone Log - 110 and 40, beniakoni - 70 and 20, Privalka - 30 cargo. Freight transport and accumulates at the entrance to Belarus from Lithuania.
at the exit from Belarus to Latvia has accumulated 70 trucks at the checkpoint grigorovshchina and 80 - Urbany, another 50 trucks waiting for the opportunity to travel to Poland at the border checkpoint Bruzgi.
for its part, the press Service of the State customs Department of Belarus informed that all international road crossings in Lithuanian and in Polish, Latvian and Ukrainian direction, are in operation.
"Officials of the customs bodies implement a complex of measures to accelerate the process of customs surveillance through the checkpoints located on the state border of Belarus. In the event of a change of the situation at checkpoints will be provided for Gain shifts, " - said in the report.
It is noted that the work at the checkpoints by customs officers is carried out according to actual arrival of vehicles. On departure from the country the officers of the customs is made so much vehicles, how many takes adjacent side. The Committee carries out constant monitoring of the situation at the checkpoints in order to promptly respond to any possible emergency situation.