Ukraine may fully reopen borders with neighbors in mid-July – interior minister.

Crossing points on Ukraine-EU borders are gradually being put back into operation, Avakov noted.

Photo from UNIAN

Photo from UNIAN

Ukraine will be able to fully open borders with neighboring states around mid-July of this year, Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov suggested.

The Minister emphasized that crossing points on Ukraine-EU borders were gradually being put back into operation, according to the government web portal.

The Cabinet earlier approved relaunch of 66 checkpoints on the borders with the Republic of Poland, Hungary, the Slovak Republic, Romania, and the Republic of Moldova.

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"We have bilateral relations with our partners and we're looking at what rules they have there and we're reopening checkpoints, step by step. But now only those who are holders of a passport of those countries or a residence permit can cross into Romania or Poland. We expect that this regime will change somewhere in the middle of July and we will be able to fully restore this," said Arsen Avakov.

Also, the minister suggested that Ukraine will continue the practice of "soft steps" in easing quarantine until a vaccine against coronavirus and guaranteed is available and guaranteed treatment protocols are in place.

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