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Most citizens used car checkpoints for travel (69%), while others (31%) preferred air services.

In total, almost 28,000 people crossed the border today, including about 7,000 citizens with biometric passports.

Read alsoPoroshenko, Kiska open symbolic "door" to EU at Ukrainian-Slovak border (Photo)Earlier, Director-General for Consular Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Serhii Pohoreltsev said that thousands of Ukrainian citizens had already entered the European Union after the visa-free regime came into force, while only four Ukrainians were denied entry.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on June 11, the decision of the Council of the European Union to introduce a visa-free regime for short trips of Ukrainian citizens to 30 countries of the European Union and the Schengen zone came into force.