Serbia’s Interior Ministry (MUP) confirmed it closed several border crossings in the region as of 7 am on Thursday, to prevent the coronavirus transmission.
MUP said the smaller border crossings with Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia were closed for traffic.
The closed border crossings with Hungary include those at Rastina, Bajmok, Bačcki Vinogradi, Horgos 2, Кanjiza, Djala and Rabe; with Romania: Vrbica, Кikinda, Nakovo, Jaša Tomić, Кaluđerovo, Golubac, Donji Milanovac, Tekija, Кladovo and Djerdap 2.
With Bulgaria, the crossings are banned at Mokranje, Strezimirovci and Ribarci, while with North Macedonia at Prohor Pcinjski and Goles – Golema Crcorija.
Closed crossings with Montenegro are Godovo, Vrbnica and Jabuka; with Bosnia and Herzegovina: Priboj, Carevo polje, Mokra Gora, Sremska Raca, Perucac, Mali Zvornik and Jamena and with Croatia the crossings at Sot, Ljuba, Nestin, Bogojevo, Apatin, Bezdan, Novi Sad, Berkasovo and Vajska. In Belgrade, the river border crossing is also closed, as well as air crossings in Kraljevo and Vrsac.
Croatian and Bosnian police earlier reported the news on Serbia’s decision to close some smaller border crossings in the region.