As a result of sanctions imposed by the European Union against the aggressor state and its henchman (the Russian Federation and Belarus), all freight transport registered in the Russian Federation and Belarus must leave the territory of the European Union by April 16.

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This is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.

The MIU believes that such a decision will affect the economy of hostile countries. At the same time, they draw attention to the fact that a number of exceptions remain that create opportunities for circumventing sanctions.

Since the decision of the European Commission states that the EU member states may, at their discretion, allow enterprises of the Russian Federation and Belarus to transport certain categories of goods, in particular:

1) natural gas and oil, including refined products, as well as titanium, aluminum, copper, nickel, palladium and iron ore;

2) pharmaceutical, medical, agricultural and food products, including wheat and fertilizers;

3) humanitarian cargo;

4) separately provides for the possibility of making exceptions for Russian companies in the export and transfer of cultural property provided for temporary use.

“The Ministry of Infrastructure notes that, despite the full right of EU member states to make exceptions, Ukraine is counting on understanding the consequences of the inconsistency of sanctions. Civilized Europe must finally get rid of dependence on Russian and Belarusian goods. And finally stop financing the war in Ukraine,” the message says.

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