Some of the pilgrims had traveled to the Novi Yarylovychi border crossing believing it was open, which was not the case, Israel Public Broadcasting tweeted. Ukrainian authorities mentioned the foreigners have been warned in regards to the border closure.
Ukraine’s border guard service mentioned that 690 pilgrims had gathered alongside the border by Tuesday, and the company’s director, Serhiy Deyneko, mentioned that extra have been anticipated on constitution flights arriving in Belarus. Belarusian media reported a distinct variety of pilgrims on the border, saying about 1,500 had already arrived.
Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, mentioned that the border closure will probably be enforced till it expires on Sept. 28. The nation has reported practically 20,000 new virus instances over the previous week, bringing the entire to greater than 160,000, in line with a Times database.
Reporting was contributed by Sarah Almukhtar, Matt Apuzzo, Emma Bubola, Emily Cochrane, Nicholas Fandos, Antonella Francini, Rick Gladstone, Jennifer Jett, Anemona Hartocollis, Eric Lipton, Salman Masood, Donald G. McNeil Jr., Constant Méheut, Claire Moses, Eshe Nelson, Norimitsu Onishi, Gaia Pianigiani, Roni Caryn Rabin, Campbell Robertson, Amanda Rosa, Christopher F. Schuetze, Michael D. Shear, Jeanna Smialek, Eileen Sullivan, Glenn Thrush, Maria Varenikova, Sui-Lee Wee, Ceylan Yeginsu and Elaine Yu.