Estonia and Russia sign a memorandum on cross-border cooperation:



 

February 18, Tallinn: Today  a memorandum of understanding concerning cross-border and regional cooperation was signed by Estonian Minister for Regional Affairs Siim Kiisler and Russia's Minister for Regional Development, Viktor Basargin. A Memorandum was signed in Tallinn, in the end of Mr. Basargin's two days visit to Estonia.

In addition, planning of large scale investments project within ENPI Estonia – Latvia – Russia Cross Border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013, were discussed between two ministers.

Investment projects in the border area, such as reconstruction of Narva-Ivangorod border crossing point, improvement of border crossing facilities in southern part of the border, development of Narva and Ivangorod fortresses as a joint tourism object, improvement of Lake Peipsi water quality- will facilitate creation of new working places, entrepreneurship and border crossing in the Estonian-Russian borderland.

Source of information:
Estonian Ministry of the Interior: www.siseministeerium.ee

 

Info sent by:

Peipsi Center for Transboundary Cooperation
Margit Säre, project manager
www.ctc.ee

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