The SBU is working out the issue of automatic renewal of the permits to the ATO, when its term ends this year. This was reported by the speaker of the SSU Elena Gitlyanskaya at the briefing in Kyiv on December 10th, - reports the correspondent of OstroV.
"On December 31st almost 300,000 of our citizens have expiring permits. We are monitoring this issue. The Security Service with the Border Guard Service is doing everything possible so that of 1 January all citizens, who do not violate the law and order of crossing the line of contact, could move further. Now they are working technically on the issue of automatic renewal of the permits for a certain period of time. To avoid terrible problems on the New Year when thousands of citizens will not be able to go to their relatives, and they will stand in queues", - said Gitlyanskaya.
The Security Service of Ukraine reminded that all people, who have paper permits, were automatically entered in the electronic register.
"You don’t need to make new permits on December 31st”, - noted the SSU.