Norwegians laugh at new fence on Russian border



"We don't want this fence," says taxi driver Syvonne Tucker. "We want to have this relationship with Russia in the same way we've been having for all these years."
Heading on the E105 highway towards the Norwegian border, she says she many other residents in her town of Kirkenes in the far north of Norway feel the same.
"It's like if someone in your back garden put up a two-metre fence, you would wonder why your neighbour is doing this."
The Norwegian government says the steel fence is needed to tighten security at the road crossing into Europe's passport-free... read more

 
7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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