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Ukraine Detains Migrants Trying To Enter Slovakia


http://gdb.rferl.org/9bea6002-3fd9-47e5-9940-fd360cc5e54d_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/9bea6002-3fd9-47e5-9940-fd360cc5e54d_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) July 19, 2006 -- Ukraine's border service has said that its guards detained more than 30 illegal migrants as they were preparing to cross the border into Slovakia.


Among those detained overnight on July 17-18 were 14 Pakistanis, 11 Bangladeshis, three Palestinians, and one Afghan national.


Ukraine has become an increasingly popular route for migrants trying to enter the European Union.


(AFP)

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