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Schengen Agreement 1985-2015


For the 30 years of the Schengen Agreement, signed on 14 June 1985, the Commission's Audiovisual Service has prepared an archive stockshot. The Schengen area is the space formed by the territory of states - currently 26 – where internal border controls have been abolished to facilitate the free movement of persons between states. The 26 Schengen states have fully implemented the Schengen agreement, including obligations to: - issue visas valid for the Schengen area; - accept the validity of...

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