ST. PETERSBURG, 17 July (BelTA) - Belarus and Russia plan to settle the controversial issues in road transport by the end of the year, Belarus Transport and Communications Minister Aleksei Avramenko said during the 6th Forum of Regions of Russia and Belarus in St. Petersburg on 17 July, BelTA has learned.
“We have been working in close contact with the Russian colleagues on the unification of legislation in various areas of transport, including road transport. We are currently working on the agreement and plan to sign it by the end of the year,” Aleksei Avramenko said.
He explained that this document will regulate the licensing system, the use of small tonnage transport. “The agreement is comprehensive and regulates the entire scope of our interaction in road transport. There are certain issues on which we are working. We have free movement with regard to bilateral relations or transit to the EU. But there are certain issues related to travel to/from third countries and also with cabotage transportation,” the minister said.More about Economy