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IRU warns Putin again on TIR carnets

[ June 18, 2014   //   ]

The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has warned Russian president Vladimir Putin that it will be legally obliged to stop issuing TIR carnets to Russian transport operators if no progress is achievein fully reinstating the TIR procedure at all Customs offices of entry into Russia by 1 July. IRU also warned that it would have to invalidate an estimated 70,000 Russian TIR Carnets already in circulation, which would prevent Russian operators from performing transport operations under TIR in any country.

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