No blocked passenger traffic at Ukrainian border — Polish police

Paulina Klimek, spokeswoman for the Polish Ministry of Internal Affairs, claims that buses are not being blocked at the border
Paulina Klimek, spokeswoman for the Polish Ministry of Internal Affairs, claims that buses are not being blocked at the border

The are no passenger buses being prevented from crossing the border between Poland and Ukraine, PAP news agency reported on March 11, citing Polish police.

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WARSAW, Poland — Polish police have stated that there are no blocked buses with passengers at the Polish-Ukrainian border, according to the Polish Press Agency (PAP) citing the acting head of the Polish police Katarzyna Nowak.

The acting head of the Polish police Katarzyna Nowak denied reports of the police working with protesting Polish farmers to impede traffic across the border with Ukraine.

“This is false; nothing like that is happening,” said Nowak.

“As the police, we do not control the humanitarian, military, medical assistance, or buses transporting people.”

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According to her, buses are crossing the border without any issues.

Paulina Klimek, spokesperson for Poland's Interior Ministry, also claimed that there were no obstructions of passenger traffic at the border.

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“Aid and passenger buses are passing through the border with Ukraine without any problems,” she said.

Earlier, Ukraine's Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov reported that Polish protestors are stopping buses from Ukraine headed to Poland and back, detaining passengers without explaining the reasons.

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