Checkpoint on Georgia-Russia border to operate around clock

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Tbilisi, Georgia, Jan.14
By Nana Kirtzkhalia -Trend:

The Upper Lars checkpoint on the Georgia-Russia border will operate around the clock, Georgian Foreign Ministry told Trend on Jan.14.

"As a result of an exchange of notes between the Foreign Ministries of Russia and Georgia as of Jan. 15, the Upper Lars, Russian multilateral automobile checkpoint, as well as Georgian Kazbegi checkpoint will operate around the clock," the ministry said.

Daily capacity of the checkpoint will increase. As of 2013 about three million people and more than 870 vehicles were registered and passed through the checkpoint.

Translated by M.L.

Edited by C.N.

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