Situation along border checkpoints February 4, 2010Posted by Yilan in Bulgaria, Turkey.
Tags: Bulgaria, Turkey
Kulata border checkpoint is still closed for trucks. Over 380 trucks are waiting at Kulata border checkpoint. The checkpoint has been blocked for over 44 hours. There is no information whether the blockage will be lifted on Sunday.
The other checkpoints on Bulgarian-Greek border are operating normally.
There is new organization in passing through Kalotina border checkpoint. Cars with EU registration and citizens of the European Union, including Bulgaria’s vehicles, would pass through without receiving a single electronic card and won’t be required to stop and buy vignette stickers from the Road Permits and Fees Management office at the checkpoints. European citizens will have to buy vignette stickers upon entering the country, at the nearest gas stations.
There is also new organization in passing through Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint. Cars without EU registration trough three detached corridors. They will receive a single electronic card.
Cars with EU registration and citizens of the European Union will pass without a single electronic card. They will be required to stop and buy vignette stickers from the Road Permits and Fees Management office at the checkpoints.
Bulgarian citizens traveling to Turkey are advised to use Lesovo and Malko Tarnovo border checkpoints. Alternative routes of Kapitan Andreevo – Kalotina border checkpoints are the rest crossings along the Bulgarian-Serbian border: Vrashka Chuka, Bregovo, Stezimirovtsi and Oltomantsi or for Romania through Danube Bridge and to Macedonia via Gyueshevo crossing.
Turkish authorities make scrutiny checks over the new flu.
Traffic at the Kulata, Ilinden-Exohi and Novo Selo border checkpoints is normal for this time of the season. Traffic at the border checkpoints at the Northern border is normal, too.