120 kilometer fence to be built on Latvian- Belarusian border

  • 2017-05-17
  • BNS/TBT Staff
A fence approximately 120 kilometers long will be built on the Latvian-Belarusian border to help the Border Guard apprehend illegal immigrants and other trespassers, according to the Interior Ministry's report submitted to the government. Construction of the fence will be part of a border zone infrastructure enhancement and development project that will commence in 2018. The entire project is estimated to cost 9.6 million Euros. Latvia has a 176 kilometer border with Belarus. At the moment, a fence is being built at Latvia's border with Russia. The project commenced in 2015 and will...
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