Tuesday, December 1, 2015

1,250 trucks carrying Turkish exports blocked at Russian border: Shipping association

Some 1,250 trucks transferring Turkish goods have been blocked from entering Russia and are stranded at border posts, a Turkish shipping association says.
"Russia has not given permission to Turkish trucks for entry or transit passage for the past four days," Fatih Sener, the managing director of Turkey's International Shippers Association (UND), told Reuters on Monday.
"Apart from the trucks waiting at the border posts, it doesn't allow those that have entered the country... to discharge their load at the customs. This is the case for Romanian, Bulgarian, Kazakh and Moldovan trucks carrying Turkish goods," Sener said.
Tensions have been running high between Ankara and Moscow following the recent shooting down of a Russian bomber by a Turkish warplane.
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