Coronavirus: EU urges closing external borders until mid-June

09.05.2020 - Deutsche Welle

Coronavirus: EU urges closing external borders until mid-June

The European Commission has called on EU member states to uphold travel bans on non-essential travel to the bloc. EU officials also said priority must be given to restoring frictionless travel within the bloc.

The European Commission on Friday recommended extending travel restrictions for non-EU nationals at the bloc’s external borders until June 15, saying “the situation remains fragile both in Europe and worldwide.”

In March, EU countries agreed to close their external borders to non-EU nationals in a bid to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. The European Commission spearheaded efforts to close the bloc’s external borders shortly after the US suspended all travel for European nationals.

Read more

 

Categories: Europe, Health, Politics
Tags: , , ,

Newsletter

Enter your e-mail address to subscribe to our daily news service.

Search

Documentaries Catalogue

In Mobilization For Assange!

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Archives

Except where otherwise note, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.