The border police of Serbia will not withdraw from the border area with Bulgaria until the last smuggler is found and arrested. This was stated by Serbian Interior Minister Bratislav Gasic, quoted by Nova TV.
He visited the police officers in Pirot and the Regional Border Police Center responsible for the border with our country.
According to Gasich 95% of migrants enter Serbia from Bulgaria and North Macedonia.
He assured that the employees of the Serbian Ministry of Interior will take all measures and actions to prevent the passage of illegal migrants.
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Gasic also met Gendarmerie Commander Sascha Kosovic, after which he stated that the police in this area are working hard and making maximum efforts, just like in the northern part of the country, to keep all citizens safe in view of the increased influx of illegal migrants.
The Serbian police have zero tolerance for any type of crime and she will be persistent and decisive, the minister was categorical.
According to the authorities in Pirot in October, 12 traffickers were detainedand the entry of 1154 migrants into the country was prevented.
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