Ukraine strengthens border control with Slovakia

Source : 112 Ukraine

The decision was made to fight against the illegal migration
13:44, 15 November 2017

State Border Service

The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine strengthened the border control with Slovakia to fight against the illegal migration as the press service of the Border Guard Service reported.

'The most threatening parts of the border at this direction were strengthened by the additional personnel, equipment and service dogs', the message said.

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It is noted that the border guards were equipped with the most modern kinds of the special equipment.

The Border Guard Service notes that the number of the detained illegal migrants in summer and autumn 2017 increased by 80% in comparison with the previous year.

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'We detained 161 illegal migrants in June-September 2016 and the number increased up to 289 illegal migrants this year'.

The Polish border guards began to more carefully check people and vehicles that enter from Ukraine at ‘Dorogousk’ checkpoint. The Ukrainian border guards warned that there can be the queues at ‘Yagodyn’ checkpoint, Volyn region due to such actions. It is recommended to cross the border at other checkpoints.

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