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17 May 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 03:20 GMT+2

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International Transport Forum excludes Russia and Belarus from his works

This was decided by the board of the organization Intergovernmental

The member states of the International Transport Forum have resolved the restriction of the participation of Russia and the Belarus to the operational activities of the FTT, which is the intergovernmental organization that operates as a think tank for transport policies. The decision was taken yesterday in an extraordinary meeting of the ITF Board as a response the invasion of Ukraine by Russian troops.

In particular, it was established that the Federation Russia and Belarus will not be included in research projects of the ITF and in the Bureau of the Transport Research Committee that Oversees. Research or research will also be excluded from the work of the Forum. analysis on the Russian Federation or Belarus and data, analysis policies and reports on the two nations will not be included in the ITF communications. In addition, the ITF Secretariat is was invited to refuse voluntary contributions by the Russia and Belarus. Finally, the two nations will not be able to participate in the annual summit of the International Transport Forum.

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