The queue appeared on the Ukrainian-Hungarian border because of investigative activities of the Hungarian forces at the battle of contraband, reported in circulation, the head of the Transcarpathian regional state administration Gennady Moskal, published on its Internet representation.
Ukrainian authorities said the battle against smuggling in the Transcarpathian region after the events in Mukacheve, where eleven July radicals "Right sector" came into confrontation With the police and local businesses: there was shooting from the grenade launcher and machine guns. According to the interior Ministry of Ukraine lost his life four people and 13 received damage to health. According to one version, the cause of the shooting in Mukachevo - the struggle for the supervision of the flow of contraband across the border With Hungary. This version was supported by the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. The Governor of the Transcarpathian region said that customs officers and border guards of Ukraine, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia have agreed on General patrolling of the border to combat smuggling.
"in connection With the audits of the Hungarian security forces duration of crossing the Ukrainian-Hungarian border has increased very rapidly, leading to the formation of large queues. Queue not associated With the actions of the Ukrainian side and are temporary, but the Transcarpathian regional state administration asks tourists who travel by car to relax in the EU via Ukrainian-Hungarian border, to take this case into account ", - reported in circulation.
According to the Russian in Hungarian settlements near the Ukrainian border Zagone and Nyiregyhaza discovered two illegal warehouse contraband cigarettes, caught 23 of the frontier guard. In addition, in Rakhiv region Ukrainian border guards found a hiding place With ten boxes of cigarettes that are intended for the illicit trafficking in Romania, the owners of a cache set selected cigarette.
yesterday Moskal said that the Hungarian Military tied 19 customs officers on suspicion of facilitating the smuggling of cigarettes through the Hungarian-Ukrainian border.