President Iohannis to lobby Romania’s accession to Schengen space in Berlin and Paris in early February

President Klaus Iohannis said in Brussels on Thursday night, after having talks with the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker that he will continue discussions with the European partners in reference to Romania’s accession to the Schengen area.

He announced that at the beginning of February he would have meetings in this respect in France and Germany.

“It’s an important matter to us and I wish to tackle it with all our partners. Today, I’ve learned with joy that the two presidents ,Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker, have shared my point of view, that Romania could and should become faster a Schengen area member. Further on, I’ll have meetings and talks with the other partners of the Union on this matter. The first discussions, in early February on the occasion of a joint visit to France and Germany. I’ll continue talks with these partners and obviously I’ll continue talks till we solve the problem, hopefully,” Klaus Iohannis said, quoted by Agerpres correspondent in Brussels.


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