Bulgaria, Romania Qualify to Join Schengen Area, EC Spokesperson Has Said

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Bulgaria: Bulgaria, Romania Qualify to Join Schengen Area, EC Spokesperson Has Said

The European Commission thinks that Bulgaria and Romania have met all the requirements to join the EU’s free-travel Schengen Area, a spokesperson for the EU executive has been reported as saying.

In the opinion of the Commission, Bulgaria and Romania qualify for entry into the Schengen Area, European Commission spokeswoman Mina Andreeva has told journalists in Brussels on Monday, according to Romania’s Mediafax and Russia’s RIA Novosti.

Now, a unanimous decision by EU Member States will be required, Andreeva has added.


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Fr Jack Hackett - 12 Apr 2016 // 18:46:22

With other EU countries trying to escape out of Schengen, I dont think that right now is a good time for anyone to want to join it

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