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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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After 2002, Roma migration was stimulated on one side by the worsening of their origin situation, but also by successive and gradual removing of the barriers (in 2002 the control of the entrance of Romanian citizens in Schengen space, based on visa, was removed and later, in 2007, as a result of achieving European citizen status) regarding movement to European states.
When checking up the EU Observer article, we could find nowhere the word "positive" in relation to Romania's accession to the Schengen space. All the positive facts related to Romania and Bulgaria's accession are implicit, but the Evenimentul Zilei journalist grasped the meaning of the statements presented therein and intuitively spotted hope for Romania.
Schengen Department is a specialized structure within Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reforms, without juridical personality, with general competence to national level, for coordinating and monitoring all activities developed by responsible authorities and institutions in the field, according to National Strategy regarding Schengen Space, Indicative Plan regarding Schengen Facility, Schengen Action Plan and National Integrated Management Strategy of Romanian state borders.
who want to enter Schengen space are no longer controlled at their point
The Federal Council declares its readiness to negotiate the entrance in the Schengen space of the European Union.
Silvio Berlusconi's party, it should not allow free circulation in the Schengen space.
The Finnish official pointed out that the Helsinki Government backs up Romania and Bulgaria's joining the Schengen Space but the decision on it must be taken having in view all the relevant elements.
The Western Balkan road maps towards visa liberalisation effectively committed the EU to admit the applicant countries to the Schengen space once all the conditions listed in them have been met.
Bulgaria's readiness to negotiate with France and Germany following their decision to postpone the country's accession to the Schengen space is not correct and dignified and Bucharest will not follow it, Romania's foreign minister has said.