- Suspension made the impossible are Russian provocations in Poland – emphasized Błaszczak and as an example of such action gave “a manifestation of the Russians, despite the opposition of the local authorities” before already dismantled the statue of General Ivan Chernyakhovsky. – Such provocations will be possible after the suspension of the Small Border Traffic – added Błaszczak and assured that does not preclude the restoration of the agreement, when “change the situation in Russia.” Interior minister also pointed out the dubious attitude of the authorities of the Kaliningrad region.
Small border traffic with all its eastern neighbors, with whom Poland has this type of agreement has been suspended for the duration of the organization of the NATO summit in Warsaw and the World Youth Days. After completion of the events it was not restored, but in Russia.
In the suspension of the MRG with the Russian Federation it appeared in the media a lot of information related to the economic losses that this decision will bring sites of the border. A representative of the Ministry of Interior on August 23 refuted these allegations.