JN / Agencies
Today at 14:57
The Member States of the European Union decided this Tuesday to reopen the external borders as of tomorrow to 15 countries whose epidemiological situation of the covid-19 they consider satisfactory, excluding countries like the United States and Brazil from this list.
The list of countries to which it will be allowed to resume “non-essential” travel to Europe includes Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay and China , but in the latter case, subject to confirmation of reciprocity, that is, when the Asian country reopens its borders to the EU.
As expected, in view of the current epidemiological situation, countries like the United States, Russia and India and Brazil have not yet received the green light, and all African Portuguese Speaking Countries (PALOP) remain on the list. and Timor-Leste.
The list has been discussed over the past few days by the 27 ambassadors in Brussels and today formally adopted by written procedure by the EU Council.