Russia Will Jointly Combat Illegal Logging, Transport, Processing, And Sales Of Timber And Its Finished Products

- Jun 26, 2018-

The agreement was signed by Natalia Jandanova, the chief executive of the Belarusian Foreign Region of Baikal, and Alexei Zijnov, the leader of the Russian Republic of Buryatia, to decide on a joint fight against the illegal deforestation of crimes. Natural resources.

According to the agreement, the Foreign Baikal Territory and the Republic of Buryatia will cooperate to combat the illegal logging, transport, processing and sale of timber and its finished products, and the agreement will be effective until December 31, 2018. The two sides will work out a joint work plan to prevent and discover the destruction of forest resources, and will also exchange information. If necessary, an inter-regional and inter-governmental working group will be established to facilitate the signing of bilateral or multilateral agreements between the relevant agencies.

Many regions of Siberia in Russia are plagued by illegal logging every year. According to data previously released by the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Baykal Region, more than 1,100 illegal logging activities occurred in the region in 2017, 660 of which were criminal cases, and economic losses were nearly 1.5. Billion rubles (approximately RMB 15.4 million).