The number of those who left Ukraine for EU, Moldova on March 19 remains at around 50,000
Nearly 50,000 people crossed Ukraine’s state border into the EU and Moldova on March 19, while more than 50,000 crossed the day before, the State Border Service said on Sunday.
“Passenger traffic on the western part of the border has remained stable in recent days,” the report said.
At the same time, according to her, Poland had 90% of those who left, while recently this figure was around 65%.
“We recommend choosing border checkpoints with Hungary, Slovakia and Romania to cross the border into the EU,” the State Border Service said.
According to the agency, the flow of people entering Ukraine continues to increase. In particular, on March 19, their number exceeded 21,000, including more than 17,000 Ukrainian citizens, while on March 13, these figures were 15,000 and 13,000, respectively.
“The vast majority are men ready to defend the country. In total, more than 334,000 of our compatriots have returned to Ukraine since the start of open armed aggression,” the ministry said.
The State Border Service reminded that all checkpoints on the western border (except Dzvinkove) operate around the clock.
He also said that in the past 24 hours, more than 970 vehicles carrying humanitarian cargo were registered at the western borders, while the previous day more than 900 and the previous days 800 of these vehicles were allowed to pass.
According to the UNHCR, as of 1 p.m. on March 19, a total of 3.39 million people have left Ukraine since the start of the war, of which Poland has accepted 2.05 million, Romania and Moldova – 600,450, Hungary – 305,520, Slovakia – 245,570.