In the Kremlin explained that the introduction of border areas on the border with Belarus due to the need to regulate visits to border areas by citizens of third countries. Consequences for the citizens of Belarus and Russia will not. The press service also noted that the Kremlin believes it is incorrect and wrong assertion of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko that the border zone violate any international or other intergovernmental agreements, reports RIA Novosti.
“We want to emphasize that this is not so, no border regime were not introduced. We are talking about the introduction of border zones adjacent to the border areas. This is due to the need to regulate visits to border areas by citizens of third countries”, — said the press service.
Any consequences from this administration for the citizens of Belarus and Russia is not and can not be. The Kremlin added that the order of the head of the relevant service of the Russian Federation after careful consideration and consultation with the Ministry of justice of Russia on compliance with all international obligations and treaties were published deliberately.
Earlier on Friday, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko during a press conference accused Russia of violating international treaties concerning the relations on the border.
Russia from February 7 to enter the border zone on the border with Belarus. The order was given to the head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov. On the border of three countries will receive special points of passage.