Minister of Transport Tālis Linkaits discussed the progress of the implementation of the European Union sanctions and the potential extension of the EU sanctions against Russia and Belarus in a video conference with the Baltic transport ministers today, 19 April 2022.
The Ministers agreed that a ban on exports of Russian oil should be included in the next EU sanctions package.
The Ministers also discussed support for Ukraine, in particular for the export of cereals among the Baltic ports.
Minister of Transport Tālis Linkaits, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure of Estonia Taavi Aas and Minister of Transport and Communications of Lithuania Marius Skuodis attended the meeting.
Ministers of the Baltic States, Poland, and Ukraine will meet on Wednesday, 20 April 2022, to discuss the introduction of new logistics solutions, taking into account the difficult conditions of war in Ukraine.