Large-scale exercises to be held on Ukraine's border with Belarus

Source : 112 Ukraine

Law enforcement officers will increase the density of border protection
08:25, 18 November 2021

The National Guard Rapid Response Brigade on their wsy to the Ukrainian border
National Guard

Large-scale exercises are planned on Ukraine's border with Belarus with the participation of units of all law enforcement agencies, territorial defense and civic groups. In this regard, the police asks residents of border checkpoints to report suspicious persons.

Police will also strengthen border protection and increase control forces. Technicians, cynologists, pilot aircraft and drones will be used. The density of border protection will increase.

"We further strengthen border protection, increase forces and means of border control and contain the flow of migrants if necessary. This includes personnel with the necessary equipment and tools, dog handlers with service dogs, technical means of surveillance, manned aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles. We will increase the density of border protection," said Anton Kviatkovsky, head of the Zhytomyr border guard detachment.

Head of the National Police of Ukraine Ihor Klymenko called on residents of border areas to report suspicious people in their localities. Such people will have their documents checked and the reason for their stay on the territory of Ukraine will be established.

Earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky discussed by telephone with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen the cooperation in the migration sphere and the possibility of the EU providing assistance to Kyiv in strengthening the border with Belarus.

Related: Over $790 thousand to be spent on strengthening Ukraine's border

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