Stepantsminda-Lars road remains closed
YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 18, ARMENPRESS. The Stepantsminda-Lars road is closed for all types of vehicles as of 10:30 Sunday, Georgian authorities told the Armenian Ministry of Transportation, Communication and Information Technologies.
The Stepantsminda-Lars road is the only land connection between Armenia and Russia, which runs through Georgia. Stepantsminda is a small town in north-eastern Georgia. The road is used for both passenger and cargo transportations and is of major significance. Vehicles pass through the Verkhni (Upper) Lars customs checkpoint into Russia.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan