Three Iranian illegal migrants were apprehended in Chop


In Chop (Transcarpathian region) the border guars detained three illegal migrants – tourist from Iran. During the routine check of one of the town hotels inspector of Border Service detected three foreigners. According to documents they are citizens of Iran arriving to Ukraine on the basis of the tourist visa. However, as it was established by the border guards in the course of a talk with detainees they did not plan to stay in Ukraine for a long time – they defined European countries as the final point of their trip. Thus, citizen of Iran intended to cross the state border of Ukraine illegally. The foreigners are accounted for administrative responsibility according to the Article 204 of Code of Ukraine “Intention to cross illegal the state border”. Having return tickets Iranians will be soon sent back home and are prohibited to enter Ukraine for the nearest five years.