Polish farmers began blockade of the checkpoint on the border with Ukraine – “Medica – Shegini”. This was stated by the representative of the State Border Service Andrey Demchenko, reports Ukrainskaya Pravda.
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“Actions of Polish farmers to block the movement of vehicles began in front of the Medika checkpoint, which is opposite the Ukrainian one” Shegini.” At about 10:10, the Ukrainian border guards were informed about this by their Polish colleagues,” he noted.
According to the speaker, about 100 people and about 50 vehicles are blocking the movement. Because of these actions, the movement of trucks, cars and buses into and out of Poland is not yet possible.
“We hope that the situation will change as quickly as possible and certain categories of transport will still begin to be allowed through,” he emphasized. Demchenko.
In other directions, where traffic blocking was also planned on February 9, and these are the directions of the Yagodin and Rava-Russkaya checkpoints, vehicle movement is taking place, information about the beginning of the blocking has not yet been received from the Polish side has been reported.
As part of the protests, Polish farmers plan to block traffic at five checkpoints on the border with Ukraine: three on February 9, two more on February 12.
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