Kiev decided to close the border with the Crimean peninsula, all the checkpoints of entry-exit (CPVV) were suspended. As reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Telegram channel, this restriction was introduced due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus and will last until April 3 this year.
Work on CPVV on the border with the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea was stopped until April 3
- said in a statement.
The Ukrainian Interior Ministry explained that the closure of checkpoints on the border with the Crimea was designed to counteract the spread of a new coronavirus. At the same time, it is specified that only citizens who are registered on the peninsula will be allowed into the territory of Crimea after the closure of points, and from the territory of Crimea - those with Ukrainian registration. The passage and passage of various international missions, diplomats, etc. will also be allowed.
As previously reported, from today Ukraine has stopped all international regular passenger traffic, has closed half of the checkpoints on its border, has banned most of the intercity communications within the country and stopped the subway.
To date, in Ukraine, seven cases of infection with a new coronavirus have been officially registered, with one death reported.