Six citizens from southern-eastern Asia were apprehended at the border on Hungary. They were stopped by the border guards of Ukraine and Hungary while conducting the joint control of the line of the state border. First, officers detected the tracks of the violators stretching to the border, and soon they stopped the very travelers. They did not have any documents. These were 4 men and 2 women.
It should be mentioned that, in general, during the day Ukrainian border guards with the colleagues of the neighboring countries conducted 3 joint checks of the border in Transcarpathia.
It also should be mentioned that the number of illegal migrants detained by the subdivisions of state border security in the course of the year 2013 decreased in 10% (2012 – 2182 illegal migrants, 2013 – 1 965). The number of persons detained for illegal cross of the border lessened in 16% (the year 2012 – 1 120 persons, 2013 – 944). The overwhelming majority of illegal migrants were apprehended at the border on Republic of Moldova (31% from total number of detained illegal migrants), at the check points of air route (20%), Slovakian Republic (19%), Russian Federation (15%), Republic of Poland (5%), Romania, Hungary (by 3%).