She The Kremlin said it deeply regretted Finland’s decision to close border crossings with Russia, a measure that, in his opinion, reflects Helsinki’s adoption of an anti-Russian stance.
Finland belongs to European Union and, from this year, also in the military alliance I’LL TAKE IT, closed four Russian border crossings on Saturday to stem the flow of asylum seekers he considers Moscow-instigated.
Closed border crossings, far away, the most traveled.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov once again denied Finland’s accusation that Russia is deliberately pushing irregular migrants towards the border and said that the Russian border guards are performing their duties in accordance with the regulations.
Asked about closing the four steps, Peskov He said: “This is nothing but deep regret, because we have had very good relations with Finland for a long time, pragmatic, based on mutual respect.”
“And, of course, we regret that these relations have been replaced by an exclusively Russophobic position, which the leaders of this country began to promote,” he said.
Finland shared with Russia a 1,340 kilometer border which also serves as the EU’s external border.
Helsinki accused Russian authorities of funneling migrants to border crossings in retaliation for its decision increase defense cooperation with the United States a claim the Kremlin has rejected.
Finland angered Moscow when it joined the NATO military alliance in April after Russia started a full-scale war against Ukraine (something it later called a “special military operation”). decades of non-alignment.