Putin congratulated border guards with their professional holiday
MOSCOW, may 28. /TASS/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated servicemen, civilian personnel and veterans of the Border service of FSB of Russia on the Day of border guard. The text of the message posted on the Kremlin website.
The border guard was established by decree of people’s Commissars of the RSFSR of may 28, 1918. According to the President, noting this historic date, “we proudly recall the glorious, indivisible, filled with courage traditions, going back centuries”.
“Today, the Border service of FSB of Russia decides highly responsible, multi-task, demonstrates the high efficiency and clarity of action to ensure the border regime, protection of interests of Russia”, — the telegram says.
The President noted that the government will continue comprehensive border management, providing border guards with the most modern weapons systems, communications and control.
“Thank you for your honest and conscientious service. I’m sure you will continue to professionally and flawlessly fulfill your duty”, — concluded Putin, wishing the guards and their families success and all the best.
Border guards day in Russia is celebrated annually on may 28 in accordance with the decree of President Boris Yeltsin on 23 may 1994.