Lithuania closes its border to foreigners, a few vehicles told to go back during 1st hour

  • 2020-03-16
  • LETA/BNS/TBT Staff
SALOCIAI – Lithuania closed its borders to foreigners on Monday to slow the spread of the new coronavirus in the country. On the Latvian border at the Salociai-Grenstale border crossing point, four border guards and two volunteer soldiers, wearing respirators, work, a BNS correspondent reported. A narrow stretch has two lanes, with one leading to Latvia and the other one leading to Lithuania. The lights of border guards' vehicles attract drivers' attention from a distance. The task of Lithuanian border guards and troops is to stop every ca...
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