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Latest update : 2012-03-26

Europe's border battle: is Sarkozy building a new Fortress Europe?

Douglas Herbert speaks with two MEPs about the Schengen agreement that allows people to move freely across European borders, and about Nicolas Sarkozy’s threat to pull France out of Schengen unless the EU tightens its borders.

Douglas Herbert speaks to:

  • Hannes SWOBODA, Austrian MEP; President, Alliance of Socialists and Democrats;
  • Constance LE GRIP, French MEP, European People's Party. 

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