Source Pravda.Ru

Russian presidential envoy to negotiate military transit via Lithuania

Dmitry Rogozin, Russian special presidential envoy on problems of theKaliningrad region prior to the EU expansion, who is paying a working visitto the Kaliningrad region now, will meet with Vladimir Yegorov, head of theKaliningrad administration, today. In addition, the envoy will have talkswith commander of the Baltic Fleet of the Russian Navy Vladimir Valuyev andtop officials from the Kaliningrad regional border service.Participants of these meetings will discuss the situation in the BalticFleet in reference to the expansion of the European Union and NATO,problems of military transit via Lithuania and the launch of a ferrybetween Baltiysk and St. Petersburg, RTR television reported.The agenda of this trip of the presidential envoy also includes a visit tothe main military marine base of the Baltic Fleet in Baltiysk, visits tosteam navigation centers and marine ports, border posts and some industrialenterprises..