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Traffic restarted through several Border Crossing Points

Traffic restarted through several Border Crossing Points

Starting today, 17.06.2020, according to the Government Decision no 467/2020 on the extension of the state of alert on the Romanian territory and the measures applicable during this period for preventing and countering the effects of COVID-19 pandemics, the international passenger and cargo traffic restarted through several Border Crossing Points open at the border with Bulgaria, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Serbia, as follows: ...

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 Recommendations for crossing the Hungarian borders

Recommendations for crossing the Hungarian borders

Recommendations for crossing the Hungarian borders ...

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Information on formalities through border crossing points during the alert period

Information on formalities through border crossing points during the alert period

In regards to the end of the emergency state in which we were until 14.05.2020, the Romanian Border Police continues to apply measures for prevention and control of the spread of the SarsCov-2 virus in the border crossing points, together with the other authorities with responsibilities in the field. ...

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Twenty-five Syrian citizens, found at the western border   

Twenty-five Syrian citizens, found at the western border  

Border police officers from Nădlac Border Police Sector, Arad County, have discovered twenty-five Syrian nationals trying to illegally cross the border into Hungary, to reach western Europe. ...

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Containers loaded with waste, found in the port of Constanta Sud Agigea

Containers loaded with waste, found in the port of Constanta Sud Agigea

Following some informative activities carried out by the border guards within the Coast Guard - the Service for Preventing and Combating Illegal Migration and Cross-Border Criminality, a commercial company from the Bucharest municipality was identified for carrying out illegal import activities of waste in Romania which were falsely declared to the customs authority to be second - hand products. ...

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Over 1300 illegal deeds ascertained at the border in January 2020

Over 1300 illegal deeds ascertained at the border in January 2020

As a result of the surveillance and control missions carried out at the border points, as well as in the area of ​​competence, in January 2020, the border police ascertained an increase of about 14% in the number of illegal acts committed by both Romanian citizens and foreigners, through which the legislation in force was violated. ...

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Activity assessment of the Romanian Border Police carried out in 2019

Activity assessment of the Romanian Border Police carried out in 2019

In 2019, the Romanian Border Police has pursued to fulfill the tasks given by the national law enforce, both as regards the optimization of border surveillance and control and the efficient countering of cross-border crime. ...

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Over 4.4 million packages of smuggled cigarettes seized by border guards in 11 months of 2019   

Over 4.4 million packages of smuggled cigarettes seized by border guards in 11 months of 2019  

Over 4.4 million packages of smuggled cigarettes seized by border guards in 11 months of 2019   ...

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35 passports and forged identity cards detected at the border control in January

35 passports and forged identity cards detected at the border control in January

35 passports and forged identity cards detected at the border control in January ...

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Seven citizens of Syria, Yemen and Egypt have illegally crossed the border over the Danube river, by boat

Seven citizens of Syria, Yemen and Egypt have illegally crossed the border over the Danube river, by boat

Border police officers from the Moldova Veche Border Police Sector - Caraş-Severin County discovered seven citizens from Syria, Yemen and Egypt, who were planning to enter Romania illegally, crossing the Danube river by boat. Border police officers from the Oraviţa Border Police Sector also discovered a Turkish citizen, who tried to fraudulently cross the border from Serbia to Romania. ...

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Amendments and additions to O.U.G. 104/2001 regarding the organization and functioning of the Romanian Border Police

Amendments and additions to O.U.G. 104/2001 regarding the organization and functioning of the Romanian Border Police

Starting with the date of 26.01.2020, Law no. 192/2019 for the modification and completion of some normative acts in the field of public order and safety comes into force, the main modifications brought by GEO no. 104/2001 regarding the organization and functioning of the Romanian Border Police aiming to introduce preventive or coercive measures to strengthen the authority of the border guards, as personnel with responsibilities in the field of public order and security, carrying out missions in the area of ​​competence. ...

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Approximately 30.000 items likely to be counterfeit, captured by border guards in January

Approximately 30.000 items likely to be counterfeit, captured by border guards in January

Approximately 30.000 items likely to be counterfeit, captured by border guards in January ...

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 230 vehicles brought to the attention of the authorities in the country and abroad, discovered at the border in 2019

230 vehicles brought to the attention of the authorities in the country and abroad, discovered at the border in 2019

230 vehicles brought to the attention of the authorities in the country and abroad, discovered at the border in 2019 ...

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Romanian border policemen participated in 16 missions and operations under FRONTEX aegis in 2019

Romanian border policemen participated in 16 missions and operations under FRONTEX aegis in 2019

Romania became a member of the FRONTEX Agency (European Agency for Border Police and Coast Guard), on January 1st, 2007, at the moment of the accession to the European Union. ...

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The situation at the border, in the last 24 hours

The situation at the border, in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, through the border crossing points, 279.300 persons, Romanian and foreign nationals crossed the border, out of which approximately 279.300 on the entry and 187.700 on the exit and more than 64.300 transportation means, out of which 19.600 on the entry and 44.700 on the exit. ...

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The situation at the border, in the last 24 hours

The situation at the border, in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, through the border crossing points, 138.500 persons, Romanian and foreign nationals crossed the border, out of which approximately 70.800 on the entry and 67.700 on the exit and more than 37.300 transportation means, out of which 18.100 on the entry and 19.200 on the exit. ...

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20 migrants hidden inside a pallet-laden pickup truck at Nădlac I Border Crossing Point

20 migrants hidden inside a pallet-laden pickup truck at Nădlac I Border Crossing Point

Border police officers within Nădlac I Border Crossing Point have discovered , hidden inside a pallet-laden pickup truck, twenty citizens from Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and India, who were trying to illegally leave the country. ...

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 Impressive catch, about a ton of cannabis found at Giurgiu Border Crossing Point

Impressive catch, about a ton of cannabis found at Giurgiu Border Crossing Point

Border police officers within Giurgiu Crossing Point have discovered in a minibus registered in Serbia, the total amount of 750 kilograms of plant substance, which could be cannabis. ...

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Over 400,000 packages of smuggled cigarettes, found hidden in a ware truck at P.T.F. Nădlac II

Over 400,000 packages of smuggled cigarettes, found hidden in a ware truck at P.T.F. Nădlac II

Border police officers from the Nădlac II Border Crossing Point have discovered, in a ware truck, approximately 440,000 unmarked cigarette packages that were to be illegally introduced into the country. ...

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iProcureNet

iProcureNet

Putting procurement experts at the heart of security innovation Numerous innovative security solutions never make it to market. The EU funded iProcureNet project sets out to change this by mobilising a sometimes overlooked expert group. ...

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Do you know how many cigarettes you can legally cross the border with? Choose to be informed! An information campaign for British American Tobacco, in partnership with the Romanian Border Police

Do you know how many cigarettes you can legally cross the border with? Choose to be informed! An information campaign for British American Tobacco, in partnership with the Romanian Border Police

British American Tobacco is launching at all border points of Romania, a national campaign against cigarette smuggling that aims to inform the general public about the quantities you can travel with when you cross the border and the consequences of breaking the law. The campaign, as a part of the “Stop smuggling” program, developed by British American Tobacco, is carried out in partnership with the Romanian Border Police, NAFA and the General Directorate for Customs. ...

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The situation at the border, in the last 24 hours

The situation at the border, in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, through the border crossing points, 296.500 persons, Romanian and foreign nationals crossed the border, out of which approximately 147.100 on the entry and 149.400 on the exit and more than 70.000 transportation means, out of which 33.300 on the entry and 36.700 on the exit. ...

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Interview with  Fabrice Leggeri, Frontex  executive director

Interview with Fabrice Leggeri, Frontex executive director

What are the current challenges the Frontex Agency faces?   The one unchanging fact is that everything changes. This is certainly true for Frontex. In October 2016 Frontex took on new tasks and gained new powers as the European Border and ...

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The Romanian Border Police celebrates 155 years of institutional establishment

The Romanian Border Police celebrates 155 years of institutional establishment

Today, July 24th, the Romanian Border Police celebrates 155 years of institutional existence, a moment marked by advancing to the next professional degree, before reaching the minimum level, of 100 border guards who have proven exceptional merits in reaching special objectives in the activity. Sports competitions and fishing competitions, technical exhibitions and events specially organized for children, were the surprises whereby border guards within the territorial structures marked the existence of the institution for more than a century and a half. ...

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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