Two foreigners, who tried to illegally get to Slovakia, were detected and detained last night by border guards of the Chop detachment. Border guard unit of the Uzhgorod department stopped the offenders after tripping of a special signaling device 300 meters away from the border line. The men did not have any documents on them, but they said that they were citizens of Syria.
The detainees were taken to the Border Guard Service department for filtration measures and drafting of relevant procedural documents. After identification of the offenders and establishment of all circumstances, they will be brought to administrative responsibility under Part 2 of Article 204-1 of the CAO "Illegal crossing or attempt to illegally cross the state border of Ukraine", – the press service of the Chop border guard detachment informed.