Schengen Agreement

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Schengen Agreement

an extension of the policy of the EUROPEAN UNION on free movement of persons whereby the governments of Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany and France agreed to eliminate (as at 1 January 1993) all border controls against persons.
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Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has said that the vote by the European Parliament to exempt Emiratis from the need to apply for visas for the Schengen group of countries reflects the visionary leadership exhibited by the UAE's founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, a legacy being followed by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to elevate the image of the UAE and its care for its citizens.
He announced punitive measures against the European Union's Schengen group, and threatened to deprive the United States of his country's oil, after imposing an economic embargo on Switzerland and declaring Jihad against it.
JEDDAH: With Switzerland joining the Schengen group, Saudis and expatriates from the Kingdom will now be able to visit the country with a Schengen visa, a senior Swiss diplomat said yesterday.
Pier A was intended as the Sabena concourse and is now dedicated to airlines of the Schengen group.