Высокие заборы мешают добрососедским отношениям в Европе

"Сосед хорош, когда забор хорош", - писал поэт Роберт Фрост. К сожалению, Европейский Союз, кажется, принимает поэтическое видение Фроста в качестве серьезной политической рекомендации.

Как, например, ЕС готовится принять граждан десяти стран, которые войдут в состав ЕС в мае текущего года? Очень просто: закрыв перед ними дверь и восстанавливая регулятивные барьеры для того, чтобы держать их подальше от своих дверей.

В действительности Союз ведет себя еще хуже. Поскольку не существует никакого соглашения на уровне ЕС относительного общего свода правил, которые должны применяться по отношению к новым членам Союза, каждая страна устанавливает собственные правила, не согласовывая их с другими странами.

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