According to Vedomosti, citing Evgeny Dyatlov, head of the procurement department for international transportation of FM Logistic in Russia, such a problem has been observed in Upper Lars for several months, and the average waiting time for travel reaches about 30-40 days.
This checkpoint was closed last month due to heavy rains, the last time it was closed from 6 to 8 May. Because of this, a line of five thousand trucks formed from the Russian side. According to the Federal Customs Service, about 1,800 trucks can pass through the crossing per day.
Previously , it was said that there were no problems with the passage of cars.
Recall that on May 17, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree on lifting restrictions on traveling to Georgia by car - the ban has been in effect since March 2020 due to the pandemic.