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Kosachev predicts sea and air blockade of the Kaliningrad region

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Due to the blockade of the Kaliningrad region, Lithuania, as a member of the EU, violates a number of legally binding international legal acts affecting not only the obligations of Lithuania itself, but also the European Union as a whole, said the Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.

“Lithuania is the flagship of the destruction of international law,” Kosachev noted in the telegram channel.

In particular, Lithuania violates the partnership and cooperation agreement between the Russian Federation and the European Union dated June 24, 1994, according to which each party ensures free transit through its territory of goods originating from the customs territory or destined for the customs territory of the other party.

Freedom of transit is one of the cornerstone principles of the WTO. Within the framework of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade of 1947, freedom of transit through the territory of each contracting party was established along the routes most convenient for international transit, …

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