A memorandum of understanding concerning Estonian-Russian cross-border and regional cooperation
A memorandum of understanding concerning cross-border and regional cooperation was signed by Estonian Minister for Regional Affairs Siim Kiisler and Russia's Minister for Regional Development, Viktor Basargin. A Memorandum was signed inTallinn, in the end of Mr. Basargin's two days visit to Estonia.
In addition, planning of large scale investments project within ENPI Estonia – Latvia – Russia Cross Border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013, were discussed between two ministers. Investment projects in the border area, such as reconstruction of Narva-Ivangorod border crossing point, improvement of border crossing facilities in southern part of the border, development of Narva and Ivangorod fortresses as a joint tourism object, improvement of Lake Peipsi water quality- will facilitate creation of new working places, entrepreneurship and border crossing in the Estonian-Russian borderland.