"If this [visa travel] mode is introduced, there would be no additional serious tasks for us in terms of the operational management that could in some way affect the implementation of such decision," Nazarenko said.

"As for the technical equipment of our operations, we are also ready to perform those tasks," said the chief Ukrainian border guard.

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