Speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation urged to revise the agreement with Norway on the border

Speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation urged to revise the agreement with Norway on the border

Volodin reportedly asked the State Duma Committee on Foreign Affairs to revise the agreement on the dividing line between Norway and Russia. In particular, the committee must determine whether the agreement on borders and cooperation in the Barents Sea should be terminated or suspended. It is also reported that communist deputy Mikhail Matveev took up the issue. According to him, the agreement was adopted in order to strengthen cooperation between Norway and Russia, Expert reports with reference to NRK.

The Speaker of the Russian State Duma called for a review of the agreement with Norway on the border

“Now we see that Norway is preventing our residents from sending food to Svalbard,” he added.

termination.

“It is common practice for boundary agreements to last indefinitely. We hope that Russia will treat this with respect,” she added.

Later, Norway allowed Russian cargo to be sent to Svalbard.