Easier suspension on visa-free travel

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An official checks the passport of Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he prepares to cast his vote at a polling station in Istanbul, Turkey on 07 June 2015.

EU member states, ministers of internal affairs, give hands and wait for European Parliament’s position


The Justice and Home Affairs Council on May 20 reached a conclusion on the proposed regulation to revise the visa suspension mechanism.
The existing mechanism will be horizontally applied to all visa liberalisation agreements, said European Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos in charge of migration, home affairs and citizenship. Together with Klaas Dijkhoff, the Dutch migration minister and president of the Council, Avramopoulos also presented the negotiating position that would further allow th...


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