Croatia could wrap up preparations for joining the Schengen Area by the end of 2016 and join after 2018, Foreign Minister Miro Kovac and Interior Minister Vlaho Orepic said on Friday.
The Interior Ministry officially confirmed on Thursday that "technical obstacles" were set up at the Batina border crossing with Serbia.
Estonia supports Croatia's entry into the Schengen Area and this requires dealing well with the migrant crisis which Croatia, through which 600,000 refugees and migrants passed, showed that it...
Foreign ministers of the six countries that founded the European Union
EU interior ministers want the ability to extend national border controls beyond the current six-month limit under the passport-free Schengen area, as efforts to control the continent's migration...
Germany wants to extend border checks to up to two years and in order to do so, it needs to prove that there are permanent shortcomings on the external borders of the Schengen area.
Croatia's police air fleet has a new modern AW139 helicopter valued at HRK 119 million, purchased with funds from the Schengen Facility Fund for the purpose of border surveillance.