The State Duma (lower house of parliament) has ratified a treaty between Russia and the Republic of Kazakhstan on cooperation in protecting external borders, signed in Moscow on October 21, 1994. The treaty provides a legal basis for Russian-Kazakh cooperation in protecting external borders, lays down main lines and character of this cooperation, and cements the course towards further contacts between Russia and Kazakhstan. The treaty envisages a regular exchange of information between border troops of Russia and Kazakhstan on the situation on external borders. According to the document, the sides will cooperate in search, intelligence and counter-intelligence operations and give necessary assistance to each other in training officers for border troops.
In Bolivia, at least seven people were killed at El Alto State University on Tuesday, March 3. The tragedy took place during a student meeting on the fifth floor of the building