Kyiv: The staff of the Border Police of Romania detained 12 migrants from Syria and Iraq, who intended to illegally leave the territory of Romania.
This was reported to the press service of the Romania Border Police.
“During the inspection of the truck with the registration numbers of Turkey in the cargo compartment, border guards discovered 12 citizens of Syria and Iraq. Behind the wheel of the car was a 47-year-old citizen of Turkey," said in a statement.
Investigators found that the detainees (men aged 18 to 28 years) had previously sought asylum in Romania.
It is also noted that according to the documents submitted for verification, the car transported construction materials from Turkey to Germany in transit through the territory of Romania.
According to the statements of the migrants themselves, they intended to get into one of the countries of Western Europe in order to get a job there.