Russia threatens Lithuania, prepares for confrontation The knot closed the cargo route to Kaliningrad.
Russia threatens Lithuania, prepares for confrontation – On June 20, Reuters reported that Russia warns Lithuania Member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO. that it will take countermeasures to protect Russia’s interests After Lithuania blocked the transport of goods from the Kaliningrad region.
The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the Lithuanian ambassador to Moscow to present a letter of protest over the incident. By stating that this is a behavior that is hostile to Russia. and violate all existing regulations
Russian government spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the situation was extremely serious. Because the decision of the Lithuanian authorities is the most severe.
“If the freight route between Russia and Kaliningrad does not return to normal in the foreseeable future. The Russian authorities reserve the right to take any action to protect national interests,” Peskov said.
The move comes after Lithuanian authorities implemented sanctions imposed by the European Union to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to send troops to invade Ukraine from Feb. 24. . in the past
Mr. Gabrielus Lands Burgis The Lithuanian Foreign Minister said the Lithuanian authorities had not taken any action. Instead, it is acting on behalf of the EU resolution, which has been in effect since June 17 (Lithuania is a member of both the EU and NATO).