Governor Marina Kovtun held a meeting with chair of Finnmark Regional Council Ragnhild Vassvik
On June 13 Governor of the Murmansk region Marina Kovtun held a working meeting with the chair of Finnmark Regional Council Ragnhild Vassvik. In her welcoming remarks Governor noted that there are few historical milestones to be celebrated this year – 80 years ago the Murmansk region was established, 2018 also marks the 30th anniversary since bilateral agreement between the Murmansk region and the County of Finnmark was concluded as well as the 25th anniversary since the Kirkenes declaration was signed. As Marina Kovtun stated, current visit of the Norwegian delegation is yet another confirmation of good neighbor relations between two regions.
Ragnhild Vassvik for her part updated the head of the Murmansk region on development of the Barents cooperation and expressed her intention to further strengthen bilateral ties between Finnmark and the Murmansk region.