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Commissioner

Markos Kyprianou

Presidency of the European Union

Austria 2006 - Presidency of the European Union

Travel

Travel

The free movement of persons between Member States is one of the basic aims of the European Union. The right to free movement means that every EU citizen is entitled to travel freely and settle anywhere in the Community. Hence, EU citizens are entitled to certain rights, benefits and safeguards as regards healthcare, purchases and private transactions.