Group of border police of the Administration of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine will reinforce the security of the state borders with the countries of the European Union in Zakarpattia region. The press office of State Border Service of Ukraine reports.
The guard is reinforced because the cross of illegal migrants, excise goods including usage of stashes, small aircraft through the state border is not diminishing.
‘This is not the first time the border police of State Border Guard Service reinforces the state borders with the EU countries. According to the preliminary results of the reinforce, the number of offenses, which are connected with illegal activities at the state border are diminishing at the time of strengthening,’ Major General Yurii Hresko, Director of the Department of State’s Border Security claimed.
Members of the Administration of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine will show up for the duty in the most threatened areas and will carry out tasks to protect the state border, to prevent the mobility of illegal migrants, corruption, and smuggling, and administrative violations.
The department notes that 23 people were taken in for the illegal cross of the border during the same experiment at the end of the last year when 400 km of the border was checked. Furthermore, 20 thousand cigarette packs and goods for 14 thousand USD were seized. Five instances of preparation to commit illegal activities were identified.
As it was reported earlier, foreigners crossed the border 6.3 million times from the beginning of the year. Citizens of Great Britain, China, Croatia, Denmark, Austria, Estonia, Norway and Israel increased visits to Ukraine in 2018.