Bulgaria/Romania: Schengen-Entry Postponed

People ♦ Published: March 7, 2013; 18:56 ♦ (Vindobona)

The two countries will not become part of the Schengen-zone in 2013. EU interior ministers meet to discuss problem of “social tourism”.

Bulgaria/Romania: Schengen-Entry Postponed / Picture: © ÖVP Bundespartei /Jakob Glaser

EU’s interior ministers have postponed negotiations about the entry of Romania and Bulgaria to the Schengen-zone. Austrian interior minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner announced that dialogues concerning this matter will continue in December 2013. Before that, the results of the corruption report by the EU commission had to be awaited. However, Mikl-Leitner was not able to make a clear…