The Austrian Vice Chancellor supports Bulgaria and Romania for Schengen

World » EU | November 25, 2022, Friday // 15:26
Bulgaria: The Austrian Vice Chancellor supports Bulgaria and Romania for Schengen @Tiroler Tageszeitung

The Austrian Greens do not support Vienna's veto on the accession of Romania and Bulgaria to Schengen. Vice-Chancellor and Greens leader Werner Kоgler made the point in the face of veto threats from Interior Minister Gerhard Karner and Chancellor Karl Nehammer of the Austrian People's Party, Austrian media reported.

"Austria still officially supports the fact that Bulgaria and Romania should join Schengen together with Croatia," Kogler said on the occasion of Karner's speech.

The vice chancellor has already stated to the interior minister that the smaller coalition partner in the person of the Greens does not support this line:

"On the other hand, it must be said that as long as there is a Schengen border, it must be controlled," Kogler told Tiroler Tageszeitung.

On Wednesday in Zagreb, Chancellor Karl Nehammer softened the position towards Croatia and stated that "we will support Croatia's path to Schengen, but we will be highly critical of the efforts of Bulgaria and Romania".

Follow Novinite.com on Twitter and Facebook

Write to us at editors@novinite.com

Информирайте се на Български - Novinite.bg

/BNR

We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

EU » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Austrian, Bulgaria, Romania, Schengen
Advertisement
Advertisement
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria