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Russia and Belarus signed an agreement on international transport – Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Date: April 17, 2024 Time: 21:29:44

The document was signed by the Minister of Transport and Communications of Belarus Alexei Lyakhnovich and the Minister of Transport of Russia Vitaly Savelyev.

“Our integration will deepen even more,” said Vitaly Savelyev during his welcome speech. In turn, Aleksey Lyakhnovich drew attention to the fact that the signed agreement marks not only the implementation of the Union Program. “We have overdelivered by going a little further and signing documents on the transportation and transshipment of petroleum products and other types of cargo,” he said.

During the approach to the press, Vitaly Saveliev noted that the agreement will allow Russia and Belarus to carry out transportation from January 1, 2024, which will gradually move away from the licensing system. And he drew attention to the fact that in the last two years, in terms of freight traffic, Russia and Belarus have achieved significant success.

“In 2023, compared to 2022, we more than tripled the volume of transportation of petroleum products,” he said.

Aleksey Lyakhnovich drew attention to the fact that the implementation of the agreement will affect the period from 2024 to 2030. And in an exclusive comment to SOYUZ, he named benchmarks within the framework of the implementation of the agreement on the license-free transportation of cargo by road.

“In 2025, the CIS countries, in 2026, the individual countries of the European Union. And in 2030, the full implementation of the Agreement,” he listed.

The document will allow to carry out the transportation of goods by cabotage road throughout the territory of the Russian Federation, as well as before January 1, 2030, in stages (a total of 5 stages have been determined) to switch to a permit complete. free system for the international transport of goods by road.

The agreement also makes it possible to use vehicles registered in the Republic of Belarus or in Russia in case of transportation within the framework of investment projects.

“As soon as the document is ratified, Russian transport companies will be able to participate in such investment projects in Belarus and, respectively, Belarusian transport companies will be able to participate in Russia,” he explained.

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