The Netherlands might say ‘no’ to Bulgaria and Romania’s Schengen bid in March

Despite strong pressure from other EU countries, the Netherlands has refused to agree to Bulgaria and Romania joining the open border Schengen zone.

The two countries have not still done enough to combat corruption and organized crime, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said.

The EU will consider the question again in March but ‘I do not rule out the Netherlands saying no again,’ Rutte was quoted as saying by news agencies.

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