Eurocrats discuss suspension of Schengen Zone

Passport controls to be re-introduced to restrict flow of refugees

4th December, 2015
Border chaos. Pic: Getty

European justice ministers meeting for a second day in Brussels are expected to consider re-allowing passport checks for two years.

The Schengen Zone could be suspended for two years in the latest attempt to restrict the flow of refugees.

If approved the plan would allow passport discretionary controls on borders inside the Schengen Zone.

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