Ukrainian woman and Syrian were detained at the border line in Uzhgorod


Border guards of Chop Detachment prevented illegal cross of the border by two young persons intending to get to Slovakia beyond the check point.

When Border Department received an alarm signal from innovation device guarding the area of “green” border, the reaction group arrived immediatedly to the place. Simultaneously, the law enforcement agents informed the Slovakian collegues, who organized the border closure from its side. By joint efforts, directly at the border line, it was managed to detain 24-year-old man being the citizen of Syria and 22-year old Ukrainian woman. The young couple tried to get to one of the countries of European Union to start new life there. Upon drawing up corresponding procedural documents the “travelers” were sent to Temporary Detention Centre of Chop Border Detachment to identify them and calling to administrative responsibility.