Ukrainian consul rushes to Polish border as protestors impede passenger traffic

Protesters and police stop buses from Ukraine at checkpoints
Protesters and police stop buses from Ukraine at checkpoints

The Ukrainian consul urgently traveled to the Yagodin-Dorohusk border crossing point following reports of Polish protesters stopping passenger buses, Ukraine's Ambassador to Poland Vasyl Zvarych announced via Facebook on March 11.

"Due to reports of unjustified delays of passenger buses by Polish protesters at the Dorohusk checkpoint, the consul of the General Consulate of Ukraine in Lublin immediately departed for the location," he wrote.

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The consul will conduct "necessary talks to prevent any delays in the movement of passenger buses," Zvarych added. The ambassador insisted that the movement of cars and passenger buses across the Polish-Ukrainian border must proceed without any interference.

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Earlier, Ukraine's Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov reported that Polish protestors are stopping buses from Ukraine headed to Poland and back, detaining passengers without explaining the reasons.

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