Border Police

The Health Minister Lifted the Ban on Entry and Transit o f Lorries Travelling to Turkey

The order of Minister of Health, Kiril Ananiev, which banned the entry into and transit through the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria of heavy goods vehicles travelling to the Republic of Turkey and arriving from the following countries is now canceled.

This was announced by the press center of the Ministry of Health.

Nearly 400 Illegal Migrants Are Detained on the Bulgarian Border with Greece and Turkey

206 illegal immigrants were detained at the border with Turkey for the period from January 1 to October 31, 2019. Their number is 184 at the border with Greece. The most common nationalities are from Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Syria, BTA informed, citing the Ministry of Interior.

Romanian Authorities Detained a Bulgarian Man who Tried to Import 1,000 Packs of Cigarettes to Romania

A 39-year-old Bulgarian citizen has been charged with trafficking in excise goods after he was detained by the Romanian Border Police at Giurgiu-Ruse border checkpoint in an attempt to import 1,000 packs of cigarettes with Bulgarian excise label to Romania, BTA reported.

Heavy Traffic at Kapitan Andreevo and Lesovo Border Checkpoints

At the Turkish border at Kapitan Andreevo and Lesovo checkpoints, there is heavy traffic of trucks exiting the country, the press office of the Border Police said at 01:00 pm.

At the border with the Republic of Northern Macedonia at Zlatarevo checkpoint, traffic is tied up due to repair and construction works. At other border checkpoints, traffic is normal.

20 Kilometers Long Truck Queue on Kaptain Andreevo Border Checkpoint - Drivers Left 3 without Toilet and Water for 3 Days

Traffic congestion is formed at Bulgaria's main border checkpoint with Turkey - Kapitan Andreevo. The queue of heavy trucks entering Bulgaria's southern neighbour is over 20 km long. Currently, the last tracks are shortly after the Shell gas station, located between Lyubimets and Svilengrad.

Bulgarian Border Police: Heavy Traffic at All Checkpoints at Bulgarian-Serbian Border

The traffic at all checkpoints at Bulgarian-Serbian border is heavy at 01:30 pm, said the Border Police. The traffic of exiting trucks at the border with Romania is also heavy. At the borders with Northern Macedonia, Turkey, and Greece, traffic is normal at all border checkpoints. 

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