The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has begun the main stage of the joint special operation ‘Border-2018’ on April 24. It aims to decrease a level of an illegal activity at the state border areas and regions and the Border Guard Service reported.
The special operation will last from April 24 until November 30.
‘The situation stabilization at the state border and in the central regions of the country will cover 15 border regions (excluding ATO zone) and Kyiv’, the message said.
The sudden activity of the State Border Guard Service reserves at the most active parts of the border and checkpoints, increase of the security density of the state border by attraction of the cadets of the Khmelnytsk National Academy of the cadets and use of the joint inter-department groups at the routes of the criminals and the checkpoints are provided.
Also, the air monitoring of the border areas and border line with the use of the border aviation (including drones), joint checks of the aviation activity beyond the controlled border areas, trains that aim to the border, places of the accumulation of the smuggled goods and shipments will be held. Moreover, the joint events on the safeguarding of the border with the neighboring countries colleagues, patrolling of the sea and rivers sites will be held.
Last year, the border guards detained more than 300 illegals, 18,600 offenders of the state border and the border regime, did not allow more than 970 potential illegals to enter Ukraine.