Border policemen of Timis County discovered on Tuesday eight Cuban citizens who were trying to illegally cross the border from Serbia to Romania, on foot, as they wished to reach Spain, the Border Police Inspectorate General (IGPF) informs in a release.
The eight foreign citizens were taken over by the Serbian authorities based on the readmission agreement.
On Tuesday, around 8 o'clock, the border policemen initiated an action on illegal migration combat following which they discovered, close to the border locality Teremia Mare, eight persons who weren't speaking Romanian and couldn't justify their presence in the area.
"The border policemen immediately escorted those in question to the border police headquarters for investigations, where it was established they are from Cuba, five men and three women, aged between 21 and 42. The persons in question declared they had tried to illegally cross the border from Serbia to Romania, on foot, through the 'green border,' as they wished to get to Spain. At the same time, they also pointed out that from Belgrade to the border with Romania they used various public transport means," the release reads.
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Investigations are conducted in the case related to the fraudulent state border crossing.