Ukraine Closes All Border Crossing Points with Russia - Poroshenko's Decree


President Petro Poroshenko has approved the NSDC decision to temporarily close Ukraine's border with Russia.

According to Censor.NET, citing LigaBusinessInform,on September 24, President Poroshenko signed a decree that has enacted the NSDC decision of August 28, "On Urgent Measures for the Protection of Ukraine and Strengthening its Defense." Among other things, the document instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to temporarily close of all border crossing points with the Russian Federation.

"To settle the issue of temporary closing of checkpoints on the state border of Ukraine and the Russian Federation for car, marine, and pedestrian crossing and terminate all traffic through them, and if necessary - to consider temporary closure of crossing points for other types traffic," the document says.

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In addition, the signed decree suggests "to take measures for the unilateral demarcation of the state border of Ukraine with the Russian Federation and to ensure its proper engineering and technical arrangement, including involvement of the international technical assistance."

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