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Cigarettes worth over one million lei confiscated at the border with Ukraine

Cigarettes worth over one million lei confiscated at the border with Ukraine

Border guards from the T.I.B.P. Sighetu Marmatiei carried out two actions to prevent and combat cigarette smuggling, as a result of which they confiscated approximately 84,000 packs of cigarettes of Ukrainian origin, worth. ...

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The Romanian Border Police ensure the hosting of the operation Flexible Operational Activities organized by European Border Police and Coast Guard Agency – FRONTEX

The Romanian Border Police ensure the hosting of the operation Flexible Operational Activities organized by European Border Police and Coast Guard Agency – FRONTEX

The joint operation, entitled "Flexible Operational Activities at Land Borders 2021" - Joint Operation Flexible Operational Activities Land 2021 (OJ FOA Land 2021), which was launched in Romania earlier this year, expands its area of responsibility by organizing the entire border with Serbia, in all three counties within the area of competence of the Territorial Inspectorate of the Timişoara - Timiș, Caraș-Severin and Mehedinți Border Police. The action takes place at the level of sixteen sectors of the Border Police located on the land border and on the Danube River with Serbia and ...

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Searches of a criminal group specialized in migrant trafficking

Searches of a criminal group specialized in migrant trafficking

Border police officers specialized in combating illegal migration within the Territorial Inspectorate of the Timişoara Border Police, together with police officers specialized in combating organized crime in Timiş, Arad and Caraş-Severin counties under the coordination of prosecutors DIICOT- Timişoara Territorial Service and Bucharest in order to dismantle a criminal group suspected of migrant trafficking. ...

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New national anti-smuggling campaign - Smuggling is a serious disease!

New national anti-smuggling campaign - Smuggling is a serious disease!

The national campaign "Smuggling is a serious disease!" was launched today, during a press conference that took place at the Romanian Customs Center for the Training of Dog Teams, recently established in Pantelimon. ...

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Working visit of the executive director of Frontex Agency in Romania

Working visit of the executive director of Frontex Agency in Romania

Today, 16.09.2021, a delegation of the European Agency for Border Police and Coast Guard (Frontex), led by Mr. Fabrice Leggeri, executive director, was on a working visit to our country. ...

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Operational support from the Romanian Border Police, in managing migration from the Croatian-Slovenian border

Operational support from the Romanian Border Police, in managing migration from the Croatian-Slovenian border

On 01.09.2021, seventeen Romanian border guards returned to the country who were part of the contingent seconded for a month to the border between Slovenia and Croatia, where they participated in a joint operation to combat illegal migration, together with the Slovenian police. ...

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Information on new conditions for entry into the territory of Bulgaria

Information on new conditions for entry into the territory of Bulgaria

The Bulgarian border authorities informed the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Border Police, through the Giurgiu Joint Contact Point, that the Bulgarian authorities have issued new regulations regarding the travel conditions in the Republic of Bulgaria, applicable starting with September 1, 2021, at 00.00. ...

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A new international mission under the auspices of FRONTEX successfully completed

A new international mission under the auspices of FRONTEX successfully completed

On 18.08.2021, border guards, members of the crew of the maritime ship MAI 1101, from the Coast Guard, returned home after a mission of about four months, carried out in the Ionian Sea, under the auspices of the European Agency for Police Border and Coast Guard (FRONTEX). ...

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Romanian Navy Day celebrated by the Romanian Border Police

Romanian Navy Day celebrated by the Romanian Border Police

As every year, on August 15, the Romanian Border Police participates, with the ships and boats in their endowment, together with the Romanian Naval Forces in the festive festivities on the occasion of the Romanian Navy Day, which takes place on the Black Sea, as well as in the cities port on the Danube. ...

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Save the Children announces the development of information activities for parents returning to Romania during the summer holidays

Save the Children announces the development of information activities for parents returning to Romania during the summer holidays

More than 75,000 children have their parents gone to work abroad. Save the Children announces the development of information activities for parents returning to Romania during the summer holidays. ...

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Maramures resident arrested on remand for non-compliance with the weapons and ammunition regime

Maramures resident arrested on remand for non-compliance with the weapons and ammunition regime

During an operative action on the fight against cigarette smuggling, the border police discovered, in the car of a Maramureş resident, two grenades and eleven cartridges. The search was extended and, at the driver's home, 500 packets of contraband cigarettes and two hunting trophies were discovered. The man was remanded in custody for 30 days, the investigations being continued by the border police, under the coordination of the Prosecutor's Office. ...

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Analysis of the activity of the Romanian Border Police in the first semester of 2021

Analysis of the activity of the Romanian Border Police in the first semester of 2021

In the first semester of 2021, the Romanian Border Police continued to pursue the fulfillment of the attributions conferred by the national legislation in force, both in terms of optimizing border surveillance and control, as well as the effective fight against cross-border crime. ...

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250 new special surveillance cameras installed on the Romanian border

250 new special surveillance cameras installed on the Romanian border

250 special surveillance cameras will be installed on the Romanian border, in an effort to combat illicit cross-border trafficking. The Romanian Border Police project, carried out with the support of BAT, will cover important segments of Romania's border, subject to continuous attempts of fraudulent crossing with significant quantities of cigarettes. Smuggling has been included as a threat to national security in the National Defense Strategy for 2020-2024. ...

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July 4, 2021 - 157 years of institutional existence for the Romanian Border Police

July 4, 2021 - 157 years of institutional existence for the Romanian Border Police

Today, at the headquarters of the General Inspectorate of Border Police festivities took place on the occasion of celebrating 157 years of institutional existence in the presence of Mr. Lucian Nicolae Bode, Minister of Internal Affairs, Chief Quaestor of Police Liviu Bute, Assignee Inspector General of the Romanian Border Police, the Chiefs of Arms of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, representatives of institutions collaborates with the Border Police and the staff of the General Inspectorate of the Border Police. ...

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Thousands of perfumes likely to be counterfeit, worth about 2,000,000 euros, discovered in a car dealership at BCP Calarasi

Thousands of perfumes likely to be counterfeit, worth about 2,000,000 euros, discovered in a car dealership at BCP Calarasi

The border guards from the Călăraşi Border Crossing Point, together with customs workers from the General Directorate of Customs - Mobile Teams Coordination Service, discovered, hidden in a road set arriving from Turkey, 33,200 perfumery items, which were inscribed with the names of well-known brands that are likely to be counterfeited. ...

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Official meeting of the Romanian Border Police leadership with the one in Ukraine

Official meeting of the Romanian Border Police leadership with the one in Ukraine

Between 13-14.07.2021, in Constanţa, during the XII Meeting of the Border Guard Assignees of Romania and Ukraine, Mr. Quaestor of Police Liviu Bute, Inspector General of the Romanian Border Police, had a meeting with Major General Volodimyr Nikiforenko, First Deputy of the Administration of the State Border Service of Ukraine, on which occasion the main ways of cooperation and efficiency of the surveillance of the common Romanian-Ukrainian border were established. ...

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The headquarters of the Izvoarele Sucevei Border Police Sector has been modernized

The headquarters of the Izvoarele Sucevei Border Police Sector has been modernized

Today, July 1, 2021, in the presence of the Minister of Internal Affairs, Lucian Bode, the Secretary of State for Order and Security, police quaestor general Bogdan Despescu, the Inspector General of the Romanian Border Police - Chief Quaestor of Police Bute Liviu, as well as and other officials from Suceava County, the modernized headquarters of the Izvoarele Sucevei Border Police Sector was inaugurated, rehabilitated to European standards. ...

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The Romanian Border Police is ready to ensure the verification of the authenticity and validity of the digital certificates adopted at EU level   

The Romanian Border Police is ready to ensure the verification of the authenticity and validity of the digital certificates adopted at EU level  

Having regard to the European regulatory framework on facilitating free movement during the COVID-19 pandemic and the provisions of the Romanian Government Emergency Ordinance on measures to implement the European framework for issuing, verifying and accepting the EU digital certificate on COVID to facilitate free movement traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic, starting with 01.07.2021, the Romanian Border Police ensures the verification of the authenticity and validity of the digital certificates regarding vaccination, testing or cure. ...

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The Coast Guard participated in the Black Sea 2021 MMO exercise, held at the Black Sea

The Coast Guard participated in the Black Sea 2021 MMO exercise, held at the Black Sea

Between June 2nd and June 4th 2021, in Constanţa, in the context of the Black Sea 2021 MMO operation, a seminar - SAR Workshop 2021 - on search and rescue operations at the sea takes place, during which a complex exercise was organized. The Romanian Border Police participated in the exercise with means of naval mobility of the Coast Guard, including the flagship MAI 0201 "Ştefan cel Mare" as well as with unmanned aerial machines on board, provided by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). ...

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Barges with over 1,000 tons of waste, discovered in Murfatlar Port. Over 3,600 tons of waste, stopped to enter Romania, since the beginning of the year

Barges with over 1,000 tons of waste, discovered in Murfatlar Port. Over 3,600 tons of waste, stopped to enter Romania, since the beginning of the year

The border guards from the Coast Guard, in cooperation with workers from the National Environmental Guard, found two motor boats carrying, from Bulgaria, over 1,000 tons of waste that were to be unloaded in the Port of Constanta. Since the beginning of the year, the border police, in collaboration with the competent authorities in environmental protection, have discovered and stopped, in total, approximately 3,600 tons of waste that were to arrive in Romania. ...

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About 150,000 packs of cigarettes, found hidden in metal boxes in a truck, at B.C.P. Giurgiu

About 150,000 packs of cigarettes, found hidden in metal boxes in a truck, at B.C.P. Giurgiu

The border police officers from the Giurgiu Border Crossing Point discovered and confiscated 149,990 packs of cigarettes, which were hidden in a road complex, in metal boxes hidden in gypsum pallets. The driver of the truck was detained for 24 hours and is being investigated for the crime of smuggling. ...

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Over 2,800 pistols, found in B.C.P. Isaccea

Over 2,800 pistols, found in B.C.P. Isaccea

Border guards and customs officers from the Isaccea Border Crossing Point found, 2,850 pistols hidden in a truck driven by a Ukrainian citizen for which the driver did not have legal transport authorizations. ...

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EMSA’s RPAS used by Romania’s border authorities for multipurpose coast guard surveillance over the Black Sea

EMSA’s RPAS used by Romania’s border authorities for multipurpose coast guard surveillance over the Black Sea

A surveillance service using the medium size unmanned aerial system CAMCOPTER® S-100 started in March 2021 in Romania’s Black Sea area to support border police activity. ...

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Two vessels will be purchased by the Romanian Border Police

Two vessels will be purchased by the Romanian Border Police

Today, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in the presence of the Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr. Lucian BODE, the signing of the commercial contract in order to build and purchase two maritime patrol vessels that will enter the endowment of the the Romanian Border Police took place. ...

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The Romanian Border Police s the specialized state institution which carries out the attributions appertaining to it and referring to the surveillance and control of the crossing of the state border ... read more