Ukraine has been boosting the security mode on the state border with Belarus. 8.5 thousand servicemen are going to reinforce the units already attached to the border line. Denys Monastyrsky, the Interior Minister said so during the working visit in Volyn region.
"We boost the border units with forces of the National Police and the National Guard. 8,500 more servicemen and police workers will be involved. This powerful group will consist of 3,000 servicemen of the State Border Guard, 3,500 from the National Guard and 2,000 from the National Police", he claimed.
Monastyrsky added that the aviation, including 15 helicopters will be patroling the skies along the border. The helicopters will deploy the troops if necessary.
According to him, such actions will let Ukraine hold the flow of illegal migrants.