No entrance without a condomWednesday, May 30, 2007 at 2:36 | Posted in Belarus, odd | Leave a comment
The Estonian paper Postimees quotes Polish customs officials as saying that Polish truck drivers are not being allowed into Belarus if they are unable to present a condom at the Belarus customs. Truck drivers entering Belarus through the Polish town of Terespol report that the condom must be in their mandatory first aid kit. Marzena Siemieniuk, spokes person of the local customs, confirms that the Polish customs have heard about many similar incidents.
Belarus diplomats in Poland say that there is no law requiring a condom. According to truck drivers, a condom is required when driving from Poland to the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad but it is very rarely controlled.