Since May 11 Ukraine strengthens the protection of the border with European Union countries within the Volyn, Lviv, Transcarpathian and Chernivtsi regions. This was reported by the press center of the State Border Service.
More than 300 Ukrainian soldiers were sent to the border with the EU.
We recall that from April 24 to November 20, the main stage of the joint special border operation "Border-2018" continues. In addition to the subordinate bodies and subdivisions of the State Border Service, territorial divisions of interacting structures, radio technical units of the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, resources of border agencies of neighboring countries and international organizations, including the European agency FRONTEX, the EU Mission EUBAM, INTERPOL, EUROPOL, law enforcement and officers of diplomatic institutions of foreign countries in Ukraine.
All activities are aimed at reducing the level of illegal activities at the state border, in the border areas and regions.
As of today, according to the State Border Service, 50 irregular migrants have been detained in the framework of the operation, 240 more potential "eternal travelers" have not been allowed to enter Ukraine, and also more than 400 violators of the state border and the border regime. In addition, about 20 weapons, over 4 kilograms of narcotic drugs and more than 270,000 packs of tobacco products were discovered and seized.