On 19 June 2018, EU ambassadors endorsed, on behalf of the Council, a mandate for negotiations on a proposal amending the Schengen border code as regards temporary reintroduction of controls at internal borders. On the basis of this mandate, the Council Presidency will start negotiations with the European Parliament once the latter has adopted its position.
The price of this travel authorization will be seven euros.
Beta agency said it received confirmation that "although they do not need visas, citizens will have to pay a seven-euro fee within the framework of measures that should come into force in 2021, which are introduced due to the need for more stringent oversight of the EU's external borders."
Turkish businesspeople and their families in Britain under a popular visa program will no longer be eligible for a class of indefinite visa extensions, but will still be able to apply for multi-year extensions, the U.K. government announced Friday.
''We are glad that we have the opportunity to support Bulgaria for its accession to the Schengen area. There is no country in Europe that has invested so much in protecting the external borders.
This was stated by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurtz in a joint statement with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov at Boyana Residence.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Monday welcomed Dutch ambassador in Romania Stella Ronner-Grubacic, on a courtesy call, addressing lifting monitoring Romania's progress with judiciary reform and the fight against corruption under the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM).
First Vice-President of the European Commission (EC) and European Commissioner for Better Regulation, Inter-institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights Frans Timmermans told a news conference on Thursday that Romania is ready to join the Schengen area.