2007-12-14 Thijs Papot
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How Slovenia's adoption of Schengen agreement will complicate live in it's border regions

Ilirska Bistrica - Last railway station in Slovenia before the border with CrotiaOne thing Europe is exceptionally good at is expanding. This time in the form of the Schengen border agreement. The EU’s passport-free zone is ballooning and by December 21, nine newcomers will be welcomed into the fold – many of them former communist states. But is everyone jumping for joy? Thijs Papot reports from the border region of Slovenia and Croatia where some neighbours have a greater freedom of movement than others.

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