Pirc Musar, Plenković and von der Leyen celebrate Schengen expansion

Obrežje, 1 January - Slovenian President Nataša Pirc Musar, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen met in Obrežje to celebrate Croatia's entry into the Schengen zone and its introduction of the Euro. They agreed that today was a historic day, one which should be celebrated all across the EU.

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Delegations of the EU, Slovenia and Croatia meet at Obrežje border crossing to celebrate Croatia's entering the Schengen zone.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Obrežje
President Nataša Pirc Musar (left), EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (centre) and Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković (right) talking to the press.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Obrežje
President Nataša Pirc Musar (left), EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (centre) and Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković (right) talking to the press.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Obrežje
President Nataša Pirc Musar (left), EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (centre) and Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković (right) talking to the press.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Obrežje
Border checks are abolished on the Slovenian-Croatian border as the latter joins the Schengen zone.
Photo: Boštjan Podlogar/STA

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