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ST.PETERSBURG, January 29. /TASS/. The closure of illegal migration channels is in line with the interests of Russia and Finland, Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila said at a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev on Friday.
"Closing channels of illegal migration meets the interests of both countries. We can prevent this by joint efforts," Sipila told reporters.
Russia and Finland have a common stance that a sustainable solution needs to be found.
"Cooperation between the respective bodies continues. There is a need to find a solution in the short-term and also in the long-term perspective," the Finnish prime minister said.
The countries will continue discussing this issue in the near future.