The Boryspil airport is stepping up security ahead of the arrivals of official delegations in Ukraine to attend a presidential inauguration ceremony, the press office of the Ministry of Infrastructure has announced.
"For the period of reception of dignitaries security measures have been increased in the movement areas of aprons, as well as in open areas – the terminal complexes, the landside areas, and access roads to the airport," the press office said in a statement.
Ahead of the inauguration ceremony, the airport expects to receive flights carrying official delegations from the United States, Canada, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, Germany, Austria, France, the Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Romania, Moldova, and Japan.
According to the statement, the two runways at the airport are functioning normally. Regular and charter passenger flights will be handled normally in accordance with the daily flight plan.
The inauguration of the Ukraine’s newly elected president Petro Poroshenko will take place in Kyiv on June 7.