This year the pressure of illegal immigration on the Latvian eastern border will continue. For illegal crossing of "green" border the border guards of Latvia have detained 49 Vietnamese citizens and 13 carriers - 6 Russian, 1 Belarusian and 1 Tajik citizen.
During two weeks the border guards detected already the fourth case of illegal border crossing and illegal movement of persons across the state border and detained 31 Vietnamese citizen and 5 carriers - 1 Latvian and 4 Russian citizens.
On 15 March, 2015 at Grebņeva Border Control Point at the initiative of the border guards a man, born in 1963, was detained and in his car in a specially built hiding-place the largest in the past few years quantity of narcotic substances was detected.
On 30 -31 March, 2015 the Chief of the State Border Guard General Normuds Garbars with delegation during working visit in St Petersburg, will meet the senior officials of the Border Guard Service of the Russian Federation.