Romania Demands Explanation from France over Roma Deportation

Politics » BULGARIA IN EU | July 31, 2010, Saturday // 17:49
Bulgaria: Romania Demands Explanation from France over Roma Deportation

The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that it has demanded clarification on the part of France regarding announcement by French Minister of Interior Brice Hortefeux that France will deport Roma who have violated the law, reported BGNES.

The Romanian diplomatic service has referred to the freedom of movement, which is a fundamental right of European citizens, and asked France to clarify “to what extent the measures introduced are in compliance with the European acquis.”

In other news, the Romanian government created the position of deputy minister in charge of Roma integration within the Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Protection. The position is going to be occupied by senior ministry official Valentin Mocanu.

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