The EU Council approved the creation of a new border of the European Union

Совет ЕС утвердил решение о создании новой погранслужбы Евросоюза

Dimitris Avramopoulos

In the European Union can create a new service – the European border Agency and coast guard. The corresponding decision was approved by the Council of the EU, said the European Commissioner for migration and citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos, at a press conference in Brussels following the meeting of heads the Ministry of internal Affairs of 28 EU countries, transfers “TASS”.

“Today we have reached an agreement on the establishment of the European Agency of border and coast guard”, said Avramopoulos.

Now this decision must be approved by the European Parliament.

According to him, the process of creating the new Agency should be completed by June.

“It’s difficult, but possible,” the Commissioner said.

Recall that in December last year the European Commission invited the European Parliament to make the protection of the external borders of the EU supranational task. To do this, it intends to establish on the basis of the existing EU Agency for border control Frontex new supranational pan-European service for the protection of external borders and the coast guard.

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