[Reuters]–Governor Arihanov of Kaliningrad Oblast, a remote area in western Russia, announced on the 20th that he would call the EU ambassador to Moscow on the 21st over Lithuania’s refusal to pass the goods subject to European Union (EU) sanctions. ..
“Of course, the situation can be resolved by diplomatic means. The EU ambassador to Russia, Marx Edeller, will be called by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide appropriate conditions on this matter,” Alihanov told a Russian television station.
The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has not confirmed the call of the EU ambassador.
The Russian government warned on the 20th that Russia will take steps to protect its national interests if freight transportation is not resumed promptly.