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MOSCOW, February 19. /TASS/. Russian and Polish freight carriers to receive 20,000 permits for each country until April 15, Russia’s Deputy Transport Minister Nikolai Asaul said on Friday.
"Parties are expected to exchange forms of permits already tomorrow. Accordingly, carriers of Russia and Poland may resume traffic between our nations," Asaul said.
"The amount is determined for the two-month period. Forms we will exchange tomorrow will be valid until April 15 of this year. The document provides for the equal amount of permits: 20,000 forms for the Polish side and 20,000 forms for the Russian side," the official said.
10,000 permits for the Polish side are intended for the traffic between Russia and Poland and transit and the other 10,000 ones for carriage from third countries, Asaul said. Russia will have 19,500 forms for bilateral carriage and 500 for carriage to third countries.
"The parties will analyze operations of carriers in conditions of current laws" after April 15 and then fix the number of permits for 2016, Asaul added.