Nearly 5,235 soldiers and Polish Army employees as well as 835 military units will be engaged in operations aimed at implementing tougher measures to halt the coronavirus's spread in Poland, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak tweeted on Wednesday.
Polish authorities on Friday presented further information to the European Commission (EC) that traffic across its borders, including the Polish-German border, was running smoothly, a European Union source revealed to PAP.
Subunits of the Polish armed forces will support Border Guard activities, the head of the National Security Bureau (BBN), Paweł Soloch, told PAP on Saturday.
A Ukrainian national was caught at the Polish-Ukrainian border on Saturday night trying to take out of Poland an undeclared cash sum of EUR 500,000 and almost USD 240,000, the Ukrainian Border Guard announced on Sunday.
Eighteen people have been detained, among them Poles, Vietnamese, Chinese and Ukrainians, for their part in a three-year fraud that saw money transferred overseas.
Polish Border Guard (SG) officers serviced 54,391,942 million travellers at the Polish border in 2019, two million more than in the previous year, SG spokeswoman Agnieszka Golias has told PAP.
The Polish Border Guard has appealed to fans travelling to football World Cup matches in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad to allow plenty of time for their border crossing. The main border checkpoint for the tournament will be at Grzechotki.