Ukraine's checkpoint resumes work in Luhansk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

Representatives of the so-called "Luhansk People's Republic" did not open a similar checkpoint on their territory
12:33, 24 March 2019


The entry-exit checkpoint Zolote
Facebook Luhansk ODA

A new entry-exit checkpoint Zolote, Luhansk region, was opened at the contact line in the Donbas conflict zone. The State Border Guard Service reported this.

“The entry-exit checkpoint Zolote has started its work at 7:00 AM on March 2019, under the command of the Joint Forces operation Commander. The border guards and other law enforcement officers of the Joint Forces operation are ready to conduct passing operations at the checkpoint,” reads the report.

Related: Novotroitske checkpoint in Donbas to be closed for 24 hours

According to information from the Ukrainian side, representatives of the so-called "Luhansk People's Republic" did not give and security guarantees to Ukraine's citizens that wish to pass through Zolote checkpoint. The capacity of Zolote checkpoint is 500 cars per work shift.

Related: Entry-exit checkpoints in Donbas to work in spring mode from March 1

As we reported earlier, the Ukrainian side intended to open Zolote checkpoint in Luhansk region at the border with occupied territories. This checkpoint should facilitate the work of Stanytsia Luhanska, the only checkpoint in the region.

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