Alexander Lukashenkoon: Ramil Sitdikov / RIA Novosti
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko is upset by the accusations of Russia in the export sanctions on Russia. The problem he discussed with the head of the state customs Committee (SCC) Yuri Senko, BelTA informs.
“A headache for us. Doing mad work in the interests of Russia. And how can the customs officers and others say, there comes a squabble constantly, someone orders some of the materials. They start us to claim. Instead of gratitude beginning to sometimes put the blame on us that we’re wrong with sanctions goods,” — said the head of state.
According to the President, transportation of the sanctions are Russian firms and companies, backed by “businessmen with heavy epaulets”. In his opinion, it is necessary to speak and “not ashamed”. “Russian customs officers not to speak and to inform the government and the President of the Russian Federation, they are there to deal with their. Putin I often talk about it,” — said Lukashenko
In turn Senko noted that previously detained two trucks that headed to Russia c sanctions products on forged documents. The trucks were accompanied by the citizen of Russia declared in the international wanted list. However, the offense was prevented by the joint efforts of the customs service and police.
“Forge documents, carry themselves, and then we claim,” — said in response to Lukashenka.
According to the SCC, since the introduction of Russia’s sanctions on goods from Western countries of the customs service of Belarus was held more than 4.7 thousands of activities to prevent the transport of sanctions products through border of the Republic. The results of the audits were initiated 30 criminal cases and identified 2.2 thousand administrative offenses.
Russia and Belarus regularly argue over the supplies and re-export of European sanctions products in Russia under the guise of Belarusian or from other countries, often quite exotic. Due to the differences of Russian Rosselkhoznadzor has turned into a tool of pressure in the local trade war between the two neighbors, regularly introducing restrictions on the supply of various products from Belarus.
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