: Poland suspends small border traffic with Ukraine
Society17:41 Jul. 1, 2016

Poland suspends small border traffic with Ukraine

The measure is temporal and will remain in force for a month

Starting from July 4 Poland will suspend small border traffic with Ukraine, the measure will stay in force for less than a month.

The State Border Service of Ukraine warned, that from July 4 till August 2 the residents of border areas of Ukraine would be able to cross into Polish territory only according to the standard procedure, i.e. having international passport and visa.

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Poland's Foreign Ministry says the suspension of small border traffic is due to the upcoming NATO summit, which will take place in Warsaw on 8-9 at the presidential level, as well as the events related to the World Youth Day in Krakow, when the Polish city expects around 2.5 million visitors.

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