YEREVAN, August 21. /ARKA/. The Upper Lars checkpoint on Stepantsminda-Lars road is closed for traffic as from 22:30 August 20 because of the landslide, the press office of Armenia’s ministry of emergencies reported.
No certain dates have been mentioned by the ministry for resumption.
The previous incident occurred at Kazbegi-Upper Lars checkpoint on May 17 when the mudflow blocked the road and left Armenia with no ground communication with Russia via Georgia for a month. -0-