The EU has two years to exclude Greece from the Schengen area

The EU gave Greece three months to correct the shortcomings of its border controls. Otherwise, Greece may be excluded from the Schengen zone for two years.

About this reports the BBC.

«The European Union gave Greece three months to correct the shortcomings of its border controls. Otherwise, the country may be temporarily excluded from the Schengen area for up to two years», — says the publication

Earlier it was reported that the EU has threatened to exclude Greece from the Schengen area because due to poor passport checks at the external borders of the Union. Primarily it is about the violations during the registration of refugees.

In the report of the European Commission, published two weeks ago, said that Greece «has seriously neglected its obligations under the management of the external border of the Schengen area».

Last year in Greece, attended by more than 850 thousands of migrants and refugees.




The EU has two years to exclude Greece from the Schengen area 12.02.2016

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