Finland and Russia agreed upon closer border cooperation

(Ministry for foreign affairs in Finland 27/3/2013)

On 27 March in Turku, Finland and Russia made a decision on closer border cooperation in the 13th joint meeting of the Finnish-Russian Intergovernmental Commission for Economic Cooperation.

The parties decided to establish a cross-administrative border traffic working group, with an aim to enhance functionality of border traffic, the border crossing stations and the relevant traffic routes. In addition, the Finnish Customs and Border Guard signed an agreement about enhanced cooperation with Rosgranitsa, the Federal Agency for the Development of the State Border Facilities of the Russian Federation.

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Uppdated: 2013-03-28
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