The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted the decision on termination of the agreement with Russia on small border traffic, said at the Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
“Today, the Cabinet makes a decision on termination of the agreement on small border traffic,” said Yatsenyuk.
According to him, on March 16, it will be possible to cross the border only through international checkpoints which are controlled by the government. The guards are instructed to take appropriate measures, the Ukrainian foreign Ministry instructed notify the Russian side about the termination of the agreement.
Small border traffic involves a facilitated procedure of border crossing for residents of border 50 km zone.