A large-scale operation will soon begin at the borders in Transcarpathia

24 April 2019 15:20  322197916 0199910
A large-scale operation will soon begin at the borders in Transcarpathia

The preparatory stage of the joint special border operation "Frontier-2019" began on April 23. The active phase of this operation will be taking place from May 10 to November 30, 2019. During the operation, measures will be taken to counter the threats in the area of combating illegal migration across the state border, smuggling of excisable goods, drugs, weapons, etc.

The operation will be conducted by the State Border Guard Service in co-operation with a number of law enforcement agencies, as well as the State Aviation Service, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, UkSATSE and Ukrzaliznytsya

Traditionally, the operation is scheduled to take place in 15 border regions (except for the Joint Forces Operation area) and the city of Kyiv. As in previous years, it is planned to carry out in the course of the operation rapid response of the reserves in the most active areas of the border and at checkpoints, use of joint interagency mobile groups on the paths of offenders and at checkpoints. It is planned to carry out air monitoring of the border areas and the border line using border guard (including unmanned) aircrafts, inspections of trains moving to the border, places of accumulation of smuggled goods and cargoes, etc., as well as joint measures for border guarding together with colleagues from neighboring countries, patrolling of sea and river areas, etc.

Tags: operation "Frontier-2019", State Border Guard Service, operation

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