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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 11805

10 June 2017
SECTORAL POLICIES / Jha
Political agreement at Council on ETIAS system for authorising third country nationals to enter EU
Luxembourg, 09/06/2017 (Agence Europe)

Meeting in Luxembourg on Friday 9 June, the European interior ministers reached a political agreement in principle ('general approach') on the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) for the entry into the EU of visa-exempt third country nationals.

Drawn up on the lines of the US ESTA system, ETIAS should enable information to be gathered beforehand on travellers not needing visas to visit the EU (see EUROPE 11799).  In problematic cases, these early controls will...

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