Russia Seeks Baltic Sea Border Clarification Amid Concerns

The Russian Foreign Ministry emphasized that Russia's Baltic Sea borders align with international law, amidst concerns in surrounding Baltic states over a recent defense ministry proposal to revise maritime borders, which was briefly posted and removed from an official portal.

Reuters | Moscow | Updated: 23-05-2024 17:09 IST | Created: 23-05-2024 17:09 IST
Russia Seeks Baltic Sea Border Clarification Amid Concerns
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Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that Russia's borders in the Baltic Sea should be in accordance with international law. She said that work by Russia's defence ministry to "clarify" the border was of a technical nature.

Russia caused confusion and concern among Baltic states this week when a defence ministry proposal to revise Russia's maritime border in the eastern Baltic Sea was posted on, and subsequently removed from, an official portal. (Writing by Felix Light; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)

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