July 15, 2024

The Authorities of Lithuania has authorised this Wednesday to shut the border crossings of Sumskas and Tverecius as of this Friday because of the improve in insecurity and the threats that supposedly come from Belarus, in addition to to cease the smuggling of products.

The personnel will likely be transferred to different border posts and the site visitors that crossed by means of each will likely be diverted to Medininkai, just lately constructed and outfitted with higher technological situations, reviews the LRT chain.

As a result of improve in safety – a number of neighbors of Belarus accuse it of permitting and even encouraging irregular migrant crossings and are suspicious of the presence of mercenaries from the Wagner Group – the Baltic nations and Poland have bolstered their navy presence on the border.

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda left the door open to the opportunity of fully closing the border with Belarus if this case continued because it has been till now, though he acknowledged that it was an excessive measure.