Finnish President Sauli Niinisto warned Russia about a possible inflow of refugees, NTV TV channel reported. Niinisto told the Finnish publication MTV News that migrants will head to Russia if Turkey will close the EU border to them.
But Russian Federal Migration Service Director Konstantin Romodanovsky said he does not expect an inflow of refugees from the Middle East to the territory of Russia.
"It's not very probable," he told Interfax on Feb. 14. "I hope we will learn the details and we will discuss them in the meeting of the working group of the Federal Migration Service and the Finnish Interior Ministry in the next few days," Romodanovsky added.
Romodanovsky said in an interview with Interfax on Jan. 27 that the refugee crisis in Europe does not threaten Russia's security. "We have a border, which is very well protected by border guards. On what grounds will people without documents cross the border? It's impossible," he said.
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