Is freedom of movement in the EU at threat? : Freedom of movement in the EU under pressure (1 videos)

Since Tuesday 5 July, border controls in Denmark are a reality. 50 more customs officers began their jobs at the borders with Germany and Sweden, carrying out controls and spot checks on vehicles arriving from neighbouring EU countries...

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  • Country: Denmark/ France/ Belgium
  • Town: Strasburg/ Brussels
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  • Talking head: Danish, English, French
  • Commentary language: International
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Since Tuesday 5 July, border controls in Denmark are back. The plan brought a warning from the European Commission that Denmark risked contravening the Schengen treaty of which it is part since 1996. But the freedom of movement and potential restrictions were also recently discussed during the Spring Summit gathering the heads of states in June, following the influx of migrants coming to Italy and France. Is the freedom of circulation in the EU under threat?

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