States of agreement: Who is allowed to enter the EU?

The EU countries to agree on a first list of third countries from which Entry 1. July to again are to be permitted. A spokeswoman for the Croatian presidency of

States of agreement: Who is allowed to enter the EU?

The EU countries to agree on a first list of third countries from which Entry 1. July to again are to be permitted. A spokeswoman for the Croatian presidency of the Council told this newspaper on Sunday that on Monday the procedures for written consent will be initiated. A further referral to the EU Ambassador was not planned. Many States have expressed to Saturday evening, a positive to a preliminary list, on which the EU ambassadors on Friday agreed. The 14 larger countries were besides four European micro-States, as well as, subject to, China.

Thomas Gutschker

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

F. A. Z.

The 14 States, according to information from the F. A. Z.: 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 Trend is decreasing and the health system is sufficiently resilient; they grant in return all EU residents-free entry. China is subject to, because it exempts some member States. The Croatians want to take into account in their final proposal, the opinion of the main cities, which reported that the majority of up Saturday.

The list should be updated every two weeks, to take account of the dynamics of the pandemic bill. It represents a recommendation for the EU member States and four associated States in the Schengen area. On the implementation, each state decides for itself. However, it is intended a uniform rule, because in the meantime, the borders in the Schengen area are largely open. This was the prerequisite for Entry from third countries.

Updated Date: 28 June 2020, 15:20

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