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Foreign Minister tells Euronews: Finland intends to limit visas for Russian tourists

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Finland's Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto told Euronews the government has approved plans to start limiting the number of visas they issue to Russians.The Finnish government has come under increased public and political pressure in the last ten days to close a perceived sanctions 'loophole' which allows tens of thousands of Russians to come to the EU via car or bus through Finnish border crossings  - even though Russians are banned by sanctions from flying or taking the train to the European Union.

Haavisto says ministers gave the green light Thursday to a scheme that would restrict the number of appointments available to Russians at Finnish diplomatic missions in Russia, which has the effect of reducing the number of visas ultimately issued.

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