Romanian FM says Romania and Bulgaria may enter Schengen this year

Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Baconschi said that Germany and France are seeking a compromise to allow Romania and Bulgaria into Schengen in the fall of 2011.

Baconschi reminded that Romania had successfully completed the technical assessment process, stressing that the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs had given given the green light to Romania and Bulgaria’s entry into the Schengen area.

France and Germany continue to be against Romania and Bulgaria’s Schengen entry, saying that the two states are not prepared yet.

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