Defense Minister: Biometric control of the Crimean people will not touch

Госпогранслужба: Биометрический контроль крымчан не коснется

Removing the biometric indicators

The rule works only for foreigners, with which the inhabitants of the Crimea are not.

In the State border service say that Ukraine’s intention to introduce biometric controls for the foreigners who cross the Ukrainian border, does not apply to residents of the annexed Crimea. About this informed the press-Secretary of Department Oleg Slobodyan. Crimea.Realities

“This decision of the Council for aliens who enter the territory of Ukraine. Crimeans are not foreigners, they are citizens of Ukraine who temporarily live under Russian occupation. Consequently, this decision does not concern them. Crossing admingranitsy as before, you need to have a Ukrainian passport, and no problems”, – said Slobodyan.

On the eve of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko Council meeting on national security and defence said that Ukraine will introduce biometric control for the foreigners who cross the Ukrainian border.