Rightly reviled on 9 September by the European Parliament for its manhandling of the Roma, still and all France has raised a question – what is their place in Europe? – that the Union can't just ignore in the hopes that it will simply go away.
... As Pierre Lellouche, French Secretary of State for European Affairs, suggests, the EU needs to implement an "emergency plan" for the Roma. One that seeks first and foremost to help them in situ. And to make Bucharest and Sofia face up to their responsibilities.
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