EU travel restrictions: Fourteen countries will be allowed back in

The EU member States on Tuesday agreed on a first list of third countries from which 1. July to re-Enter in the EU it should be possible. It is, as the F. repor

EU travel restrictions: Fourteen countries will be allowed back in

The EU member States on Tuesday agreed on a first list of third countries from which 1. July to re-Enter in the EU it should be possible. It is, as the F. reported on A. Z. on Sunday, 14 larger countries. China should only be allowed if it States permitted to reverse the entry from all EU. The member States to implement the recommendation of the Council, gradual, but add no other countries unilaterally. The list should be revised every two weeks and the epidemiological situation to be adjusted.

Thomas Gutschker

Political correspondent for the European Union, Nato and the Benelux countries, based in Brussels.

F. A. Z.

The 14 States are: Algeria, Australia, Georgia, Japan, Canada, Morocco, Montenegro, new Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. These countries meet all the conditions proposed by the EU Commission. You have less or the same number of Corona infections, such as the EU in the overall average; the 16 infections in a two-week in mid-June to one hundred thousand inhabitants. In addition, the Trend is stable or decreasing, and the health system is sufficiently resilient. And finally, you give in return-free entry from all EU-countries.

The new regulation also applies to the European micro-States of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican state. They are classified, as stated in the Council Recommendation, as "EU residents". The list was adopted by the Council without a dissenting voice. A qualified majority of member States would have been enough.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 13:19

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