Army to be involved in guarding Latvian-Russian border

  • 2020-03-30
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - Responding to the State Border Guard's request, the armed forces will be involved in guarding the Latvian-Russian border as of today, LETA was told at the Defense Ministry.  Starting April 1, solders will be helping the State Border Guard to issue and receive statements from persons crossing Latvia's borders with Estonia and Lithuania that they will comply with the restrictions introduced in Latvia due to the Covid-19 crisis.  "Several hundred soldiers and national guards will be initially involved in providing support to t...
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