European Commission greenlights 3 more months of Schengen border controls

The European Commission green lighted today three more months of Schengen border controls at 5 specific passings, namely: in Austria at the Austrian-Hungarian and Austrian-Slovenian land borders, in Germany at the German-Austrian land border, in Denmark in Danish ports with ferry connections to Germany and at the Danish-German land border, in Sweden in Swedish harbors in the Police Region South and West and at the Oresund bridge, and in Norway in Norwegian ports with ferry connections to Denmark, Germany and Sweden.

Despite a progressive stabilization of the situation, the Commission considers that the conditions of the “Back to Schengen” Roadmap allowing for a return to a normally functioning Schengen area are not yet fully fulfilled.

The College of Commissioners, debating the issue today in Strasbourg, decided that despite a significant decrease

Source: Cyprus News Agency.