EU Commissioner Presses for Bulgaria and Romania to Join Schengen This Year

Ylva Johansson

European Commissioner for Internal Affairs, Ylva Johansson, reaffirmed her commitment to seeing Bulgaria and Romania integrated into the Schengen Area this year. Johansson expressed her optimism following a successful fact-finding mission in Bulgaria, emphasizing the readiness of both countries for Schengen accession.

Spanish Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska echoed Johansson's sentiments, emphasizing the collective efforts to facilitate their entry into the free movement area during Spain's EU presidency.

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