Germany against Netherlands’ decision to close border

German_flag_(7664379976).jpgIn a statement to the press today Germany denounced Netherlands’ decision to close its border with the newly formed Belgian states of Flanders and Wallonia.

“The German Delegation would like to formally announce we do not support the closing of economic borders with any entity in the European Union,” the statement read.

“Free trade is an essential principle in the EU and not a bargaining chip to be withheld,” the statement concluded.

 

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