The Netherlands will keep blocking Romania and Bulgaria’s Schengen entry

The Netherlands is firm on vetoing Bulgaria’s and Romania’s Schengen entry if there is a vote on the matter, according to Gerd Leers, Dutch Minister of Immigration and Asylum Affairs.

Leers has spoken Tuesday, before the last for 2011 meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council (JHA).

According to the Dutch Minister, it is futile to discuss the issue before the release of the next report of the European Commission on Bulgaria and Romania on justice and internal affairs.

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