The European Union will extend the closure of the borders for another two weeks – Bloomberg

On 29 July the foreign Ministers of the countries of the European Union approved the extension of the two-week closure of the external borders of the EU. This is with reference to two sources written by the Agency Bloomberg.

In all likelihood, the recommendation will be sent to the governments of member countries.

In addition, it is planned to reduce the “white list” of countries, citizens of which are now allowed to enter the Schengen area without restrictions. Ministers will propose to exclude from that list Algeria and Morocco, after which there will be 13 countries: Canada, China, Japan, South Korea, Algeria, Australia, Georgia, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay.

On 1 July the EU opened the borders for citizens of countries that decreased the number of infected with coronavirus. A list of 15 countrieswhose nationals have been allowed into the EU, was agreed on June 26. On 17 July he crossed out Montenegro and Serbia, which was associated with reports about the second wave COVID-19 in the Balkans.

As the Minister of health of Ukraine Maxim Stepanov, the European Union opened the borders for Ukrainians, if the number of new cases in the country will not exceed 460-480 per day. Today the figure was 919.

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