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WARSAW, June 12. /Offset. TASS Irina Polina/. More than 2.8 thousand citizens of Ukraine have used is entered on the night of 11 June, a visa-free regime with the EU and entered the territory of Poland. This was reported on Monday the press Secretary of the Chief commandant of the border guard of the Republic Agnieszka Golias.

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“Sunday in Poland came 23059 citizens of Ukraine. Visa-free regime took advantage of 2,817 people,” she said. At least two citizens of Ukraine were denied entry.

The majority of citizens of Ukraine crossed the border with Poland at road crossings.

From June 11 Ukrainian citizens with biometric passports can carry out tourist trips to EU member States for up to 90 days, not more often than every six months. The liberalization of the visa regime does not give them the right to work or study in Europe .

The Department of consular service of the MFA of Ukraine reported that as of 23:00 on June 11 in the EU entered more than 59 thousand Ukrainians, more than 11 thousand biometric passports, including 1682 – without visas. Thus, only 2.8% of Ukrainians out of the total number of those who travelled in the EU on Sunday, used the right of visa-free travel.