— It needs to be investigated what the authorized course of seems like, says Aki Lindén (SDP) to Helsingin Sanomat and continues:
— My private angle is, the quicker the higher.
The Finnish border coverage has been criticized because the border with Russia was reopened on July 15 after the corona pandemic. This concurrently Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are at present not permitting Russian vacationers in on account of the battle in Ukraine.
Critics have argued that the Finnish border coverage takes the sting off the EU’s journey sanctions towards Russia, by making it potential for Russians to go by means of Finland to different nations in Europe.
— Is it proper that Russians, on the one hand, pleasure vacationers in Finland and by way of Finland get wherever within the EU, and however, the longer term EU nation kills residents of Ukraine in Russia? says Jukka Kopra, deputy celebration chief of the Samlingspartiet, to the newspaper.
“Russia’s brutal war continues daily, and in this situation normal relations are hardly possible,” writes Antti Lindtman, chief of the parliamentary group for the Social Democrats.
True Finns and the Center additionally consider that Russians shouldn’t be granted vacationer visas to Finland, experiences Yle.
The Greens’ parliamentary group has not but taken a place on the matter.
Last week, Ukraine’s ambassador to Finland, Olga Dibrova, mentioned she believes it’s fallacious for Russians to journey to Finland on vacationer visas to buy, whereas Russia is waging battle elsewhere.