The state border service of Ukraine considers it possible to increase the flow of immigrants from Syria through Ukraine to the European Union, but as long as this increase is not visible, said at a press conference on Thursday the press-Secretary of Department Oleg Slobodyan.
Since the beginning of 2015 to the site of the European Union arrived about five hundred thousand migrants every day their ranks swell by the thousands arrived again. The European Commission said that the current migration crisis in the world is the largest since the Second world war.
"We are evaluating these risks, understand that hypothetically redirect (via Ukraine) these flows can be, but At the moment time a single risk With this direction We do not track. In order to prevent and timely react to possible diversion of channels of illegal migration, We significantly interact With our Slovak, Romanian, Polish colleagues, " - said Slobodyan.
Slobodyan also said that currently no documented increase in the number of migrants.
"The increase in the number of migrants in comparison With last year, We capture still at 26%, which is not a substantial increase. For example, between 2013 and 2014, the Increase was 44%, i.e. At the moment of time the dynamics of the increase is smaller than in the previous two years ", - noted he.
first it was claimed that Ukrainian border guards have detained people in Syria, Somalia, and Jordan, which illegally tried to enter the area of Slovakia and Hungary.