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Suspension of the membership rights of JSC Russian Post and RUE Belpochta

Date

27 Jun 2022

Sections

Global Europe

SUSPENSION OF THE MEMBERSHIP RIGHTS OF JSC RUSSIAN POST AND RUE BELPOCHTA

Brussels, 24 June 2022

Subsequent to the recent changes to PostEurop’s Statutes, the PostEurop Board of Directors met on 23 June 2022 and have decided the following steps with regards to the temporary suspension of JSC Russian Post and RUE Belpochta’s membership rights.

Considering the war in Ukraine and as a result of the request from a high number of PostEurop members, the PostEurop Board of Directors decided, in accordance with the relevant internal rules,

  • to suspend with immediate effect the membership rights of Russian Post and Belpochta within PostEurop;
  • the temporary suspension of the two above-mentioned PostEurop Members has taken effect on 23 June 2022 as from 24:00 (CET) and applies until the General Assembly on 5 October 2022;
  • PostEurop Members will decide at the General Assembly on 5 October 2022 on the possible reconduction of the suspension of the two above-mentioned PostEurop Members.

It is important to note that, this decision does not impact the postal services.

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About PostEurop

PostEurop represents 55 postal operators (universal service providers) in 53 countries and territories around Europe that handle 60 billion items each year. The industry employs 2 million people, manages 258 million delivery points and accounts for 1% of the national GDPs.

For more information, please contact: Cynthia Wee Neumann Communications Manager

T: +32 2 773 11 92

E: cynthia.wee@posteurop.org

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