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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 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 47.800 persons, Romanian and foreign nationals, crossed the border and more than 27.200 transportation means (out of which 15.800 by freight). ...

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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 51,000 persons, Romanian and foreign nationals, crossed the border and more than 24,400 transportation means (out of which 14,500 by freight). ...

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Heavy traffic for freight cars at the Hungarian Border Crossing Points

Heavy traffic for freight cars at the Hungarian Border Crossing Points

Heavy traffic for freight cars at the Hungarian Border Crossing Points ...

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List of the countries/areas with high epidemiological risk according to Decision no. 15 / 05.03.2021 of the National Committee for Emergency Situations

List of the countries/areas with high epidemiological risk according to Decision no. 15 / 05.03.2021 of the National Committee for Emergency Situations

List of the countries/areas with high epidemiological risk according to Decision no. 15 / 05.03.2021 of the National Committee for Emergency Situations ...

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Automatic system for verifying travel documents, implemented at Henri Coandă Airport Border Crossing Point

Automatic system for verifying travel documents, implemented at Henri Coandă Airport Border Crossing Point

Automatic system for verifying travel documents, implemented at Henri Coandă Airport Border Crossing Point ...

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Evaluation of the activity of the Romanian Border Police carried out in 2020

Evaluation of the activity of the Romanian Border Police carried out in 2020

Today, at the headquarters of the General Inspectorate of Border Police, in the presence of Mr. Lucian Nicolae Bode, Minister of Internal Affairs, the evaluation meeting of the institution's activity for 2020 took place in a restricted setting and videoconference system, in compliance with protection rules. On this occasion, Mr. Principal Quaestor of Police Liviu Bute presented the main activities carried out by the Border Police in 2020 and appreciated the border police officers for the special involvement they showed this special year. ...

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Romania’s border authorities using EMSA RPAS for coast guard surveillance

Romania’s border authorities using EMSA RPAS for coast guard surveillance

A lightweight Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) is currently being used by Romania’s Border Police for multipurpose coast guard surveillance over the Black Sea. The service, provided by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), started in August and is being used to support a wide range of tasks including maritime pollution, detection of illegal fishing, border surveillance and search and rescue operations. ...

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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, 83,500 persons, Romanian and foreign nationals, crossed the border and more than 32,500 transportation means (out of which 13,100 by freight). ...

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 Forty-one foreign nationals found hidden in trucks, at Nădlac II Border Crossing Point

Forty-one foreign nationals found hidden in trucks, at Nădlac II Border Crossing Point

In the last 24 hours, border guards from Nadlac II Border Crossing Point have found forty-one foreign nationals trying to illegally cross the border into Hungary, hidden in various means of transport or at the “green border”. They come from Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran. ...

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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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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