Border control

Turkey Reopens Traffic to Foreign Citizens, Greece - 7-Day Quarantine until June 15

Turkey has reopened traffic  to foreign citizens travelling in cars, vans and buses. Outbound freight traffic from Bulgaria at Lesovo border checkpoint is heavy, and normal at Kapitan Andreevo.

As of 15 June, 2020, at the border with Greece, citizens of EU countries are subject to a 7-day quarantine upon entry into the country at an address indicated by them. 

Turkey lifts 14-day home quarantine for expats, eases border restrictions

A 14-day home quarantine was lifted on June 11 for Turkish expats visiting homeland, said a top official of a Turkish state agency.

"During the summer period, we will assist our citizens abroad who are on a journey to homeland," said Abdullah Eren, head of Turkey's Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB), in a statement.

Bulgaria's Border Authorities Are Now Checking Drivers for Unpaid Fines

Bulgaria's border authorities are now checking on eight border crossings whether drivers have received their electronic tickets and paid their fines. Drivers are required to pay all their unpaid fines. If they refuse to do so, their driving license is seized. The vehicle is also seized, if it is owned by the violator.

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Czech Republic: economy slows down as lockdown eases

The Czech Republic further eased its lockdown and travel restrictions this week, as the coronavirus pandemic weakened. It has dropped the obligatory wearing of facemasks, allowed pubs, restaurants, hotels and museums to fully open and has partially opened borders, rail links and airports.

IGPF: Border was crossed on May 16 by 31,743 persons; 16,164 entered country

Bucharest, May 17 /Agerpres/ - The national border was crossed, on May 16, by 31,743 persons, of which only 16,164 entered the country, the rest of 15,579 being persons exiting Romania, the General Inspectorate for the Border Police (IGPF) informs in a press release sent on Sunday.