In the Duma sent a draft on the financing of cross-border cooperation with Estonia

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in photobacteria of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Archival photoIn the Duma sent a draft on the financing of cross-border cooperation with Estonia© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The government of Russia sent to the Duma a bill on ratification of the agreement on the financing and implementation of the CBC programme between Russia and Estonia in 2014-2020, according to the website of the Cabinet.

The agreement between Russia, Estonia and the European Union was signed by the Russian side on December 29, 2016 in Moscow.

«To amend the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation the draft Federal law «On ratification of the Agreement on the financing and implementation of the CBC programme «Russia — Estonia» in the period 2014 — 2020 years», — stated in the message.

It is noted that the program is a tool for the implementation of joint cross-border projects in St-Petersburg, Leningrad, Pskov regions and regions Kirda Estonia-Eesti, Liuna-Eesti, Kesk-Eesti, and also serves as an additional source of funding for regional initiatives.

It is clarified that in accordance with the Federal law «On international treaties of the Russian Federation» the agreement is subject to ratification because it contains rules other than those stipulated by Russian legislation.

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