A simplified experimental model of customs control, the current in the cross-border intercity train Kiev – Przemysl, can be changed because of the incident with Mikhail Saakashvili, which took place on Sunday, September 10, in this passenger train. This was at the briefing said the acting head of the Board Ukrainian Railways Evgeny Kravtsov, reports UKRINFORM.
The official, in particular, stated that the situation with Saakashvili railway employees acted solely in the framework of the law.
“The position and actions on the part of our staff was absolutely legal, were followed all the instructions. We can’t break the law because of the position of one person. With regard to the consequences, today we announced that we will have to compensate passengers,” – said Kravtsov.
The head of Ukrzaliznytsia stressed that it was on the train Peremyshl – Kiev there is a special procedure of customs control while driving.
“It’s an experimental model, which was introduced to the passengers more comfort and they quickly overcame the border. We will need to examine it and perhaps correct, that there is no loophole for individual passengers,” – said Kravtsov.
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He added that there were other situations where persons with inappropriate or counterfeit documents had no right to enter Ukraine, but tried to do it, with the result that they were taken off the train after crossing the border.
10 September 2017 disgraced for the current Kiev the former head of Odessa Mikhail Saakashvili tried to enter Ukraine from Poland on the intercity train Peremyshl – Kiev. However, Ukrzaliznytsia has canceled the departure of the train, citing the fact that a politician has no reason to enter the country.
Since then, Saakashvili and his supporters have illegally crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border at the checkpoint shehyni. While injured 11 policemen and five guards, who were ordered not to use weapons and force effects.
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