The man tried to take archaeological objects to Romania by car.
Customs officers prevented the export of artifacts from Ukraine
3 ical monuments. The man tried to take artifacts to Romania by car.
“A car driven by a Ukrainian citizen arrived at the customs control zone of the Porubnoye-Siret checkpoint, traveling from Ukraine to Romania on private business. The man chose to go through customs control “green corridor” lane, thereby testifying that it does not move goods that are required to be declared,” the State Customs Service of Ukraine reported. . In particular, elements of horse armor, elements of jewelry, equal-frame crosses, household items, elements of Byzantine glass.
A total of 124 items were seized.
“The above items are subject to the Law of Ukraine “On the Export, Import and Return of Cultural Property” dated September 21, 1999 and are prohibited from being exported outside the customs territory of Ukraine,” the customs office added.
Customs officials have drawn up a report on violation of customs rules.
- Estonia recently announced that it would transfer almost 300 artifacts illegally exported abroad to Ukraine.
- The SBU, BEB and the police of the Kingdom of Spain neutralized a transnational criminal group that illegally exported Scythian Gold products from Ukraine for sale in the EU.