33 Ukrainians expelled from Poland for attempting to cross the Czech border illegally
On May 27, Polish border guards arrested 33 Ukrainian citizens who, in four minibuses, attempted to cross the Polish-Czech border illegally in places where this is currently prohibited.
Visas have been canceled for all Ukrainians detained, fines have been imposed and they have had to leave Poland, reports the Nadbuzhansky department of the Polish border services.
“On Wednesday 27 May, border guards from a department of the city of Zgorzelec, who patrolled the” green border “, arrested four minibuses in the village of Sokolovskaya in the Lyubavsky uyezd which was heading for the Czech Republic. Drivers of vehicles intended to cross the border, bypassing border and health checks. During the inspection, it turned out that in the minibuses (registered in the Czech and Polish Republic), with the drivers, a total of 33 elderly Ukrainian citizens between the ages of 20 and 60 and two Czechs aged 45 and 60 have traveled, “the statement said.
As noted above, the Ukrainians entered Poland legally on May 25 and 27 and are now expected to be observed for two weeks.
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The commander of the border department of the city of Zgorzelec canceled the national visas of Ukrainians entitled to work and issued a decision on the need to leave the territory of Poland. The decision also provides for a temporary ban on entry to Poland and the Schengen area.
Ukrainians are fined for attempting to cross the border illegally.
In the context of the coronavirus pandemic, from March 15, the Polish border, also with the EU countries, can only be crossed at certain checkpoints.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru