Restrictions bringing Latvians to shop in Estonia

  • 2020-12-14
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN - Where purchases of cheaper goods, especially alcohol, by Estonians in Latvia have attracted broad media coverage earlier, a recent decision by the Latvian government to restrict the sale of goods on weekends has seen Latvians from Valka come to the neighboring Estonian town of Valka to do their shopping there, Postimees reported. The municipality manager of Valka, a town on the Estonian-Latvian border, now expects the Latvian government to grant an exception to border areas from the rule valid since Dec. 5 according to which only pharmacies and stores selling fo...
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