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Lithuania: Construction work begins on Russia border fence01:32

Lithuania: Construction work begins on Russia border fence

Lithuania, Sudargas
June 5, 2017 at 18:34 GMT -00:00 · Published

Lithuania began construction of a fence along its border with Russia's Kaliningrad exclave, Monday. Workers gathered near Sudargas to begin the operation.

Lithuanian Minister of Interior Eimutis Misiunas also attended the launch, where he symbolically inserted the first fence pole into the ground while the press took photos. Commander of the Lithuanian State Border Guard Service Renatas Pozela was also in attendance.

Building work on the two-metre (6.5 feet) high metal structure is slated for completion by mid-December this year.

Lithuania: Construction work begins on Russia border fence01:32
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Lithuania began construction of a fence along its border with Russia's Kaliningrad exclave, Monday. Workers gathered near Sudargas to begin the operation.

Lithuanian Minister of Interior Eimutis Misiunas also attended the launch, where he symbolically inserted the first fence pole into the ground while the press took photos. Commander of the Lithuanian State Border Guard Service Renatas Pozela was also in attendance.

Building work on the two-metre (6.5 feet) high metal structure is slated for completion by mid-December this year.

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