The Estonian military intends to build a 130 km long barbed wire fence on the border with Russia. This was stated by the Minister of Defense of Estonia Kalle Laanet, reports Postimees.
Estonia does not have a common border with Belarus, but fears that illegal migrants in Belarus may enter the country through the territory of Russia. “ The Defense Forces are also ready to install a barbed wire fence [on the border with Russia], if necessary, by the engineering battalion, '' & mdash; he said.
According to him, Minsk continues to deliberately escalate a hybrid attack on the border with Poland and Lithuania, so Tallinn needs to take measures to protect its state border.
wire, we in cooperation with the Police and Border Guard Board, as well as the armed militia “ Kaitseliit '' ready to contribute to the protection of the border, negotiations with the departments have begun, & raquo;, & mdash; said Laanet.
The Minister added that Estonia contacts allies every day to coordinate actions in case of aggravation of the situation on the border of Belarus and the European Union.
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