EC reaffirms support for Bulgarian, Romanian Schengen accession

EC reaffirms support for Bulgarian, Romanian Schengen accession


The European Commission (EC) has reaffirmed its support for the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to Schengen.

In its biannual overview on the functioning of the Schengen area released on 3 June, the EC mentions the Council conclusion in June 2011 according to which both Bulgaria and Romania fulfil the criteria to apply in full the Schengen acquis.

However, the Commission also notes that still the Council has not been able to decide on the lifting of control at the internal borders to...


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