The Lithuanian government intends to sue the European Union due to the resulting fine of 28 million euros that the EU has appointed Baltic Republic dismantled in 2008 the land train routes from Mazeikiai in the Latvian city of Range.
The Minister of transport and communications of Lithuania Rokas Masiulis confirmed that «Lithuanian Railways» have prepared all the documents to the court, according to «Parlamentskaya Gazeta». Appeal to court of Lithuania intends to achieve cancellation or reduction of a fine, and agree on the reestablishment of the branches in Range. According to representatives of LG, the company should prepare the project of restoration of the paths and infrastructure and to harmonize it with the European Commission and the government of Lithuania will have to look for funding.
The European Commission fined Lithuania due to disassembled to repair the rail in RENGO, with the result that this stretch of road is already not the first year is in a state of repair, and «cargo oil refinery of Mazeikiai was redirected from Latvian destinations in Klaipeda port, which led to the disruption of competition,» the newspaper writes.