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Slovakia to limit some truck transit due to border jams

Reuters Friday, 27 March 2020
Slovakia is closing border crossings with Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria for the transit of trucks over 7.5 tons delivering non-essential goods, the police said on Friday.
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