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Estonia ready to help with solution to Polish-Ukrainian border problem

Estonia ready to help with solution to Polish-Ukrainian border problem Estonian Foreign Minister Margus Tsahkna (photo: Getty Images)

The Estonian Foreign Ministry will help find a quick solution to the problem on the Polish-Ukrainian border, stated Estonian Foreign Minister Margus Tsahkna, according to PAP,

"Polish border crossings are used, among other things, to deliver vital humanitarian and defense aid, as well as to transport goods that fuel Ukraine's economy. Therefore, Estonia is ready to contribute to finding a quick solution," he said.

Border blockade

Polish carriers began blockading three border crossing points in early November. The blockade has already affected the volume of food imports from Europe. In early December, carriers from Slovakia joined the blockade.

According to experts, Russian special services are likely involved in the blockade of the border with Ukraine by Polish carriers.

Read more about the border blockade in RBC-Ukraine's article Strike at border: Polish carriers demands, Ukrainian trucks blocked.

In November 2023, the state budget of Ukraine lost UAH 9.3 billion in customs revenues due to the blockade of three checkpoints on the border with Poland.

In addition, the ambassadors of the Baltic states in Warsaw expressed their dissatisfaction to the Polish authorities with the fact that Polish carriers are blocking truck traffic on the border with Ukraine.