Italy stands for the joint opening of borders between countries in the European Union from 15 June. This may 26 the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Italy Luigi Di Maio, informs television channel RaiNews.
“We work hard to ensure that we were able to start again to go to Europe on 15 June. Tourism on 15 June – it’s like the European “D-Day” (day of the landing of allied troops in Normandy. – “GORDON”)”, – said the Minister.
Di Maio added that Germany intends to re-open the border on 15 June, allowing citizens to go on vacation to other countries. According to him, is working together with Austria and other countries.
He stressed that it is important to allow European citizens to spend holidays in Italy on the condition that he will be safe.
Earlier, the European Commission proposed to the member States of the EU to extend restrictions on unnecessary travel until June 15.
The interior Minister of Germany Horst Seehofer reported that Germany because of the pandemic, COVID-19 to extend the control on the borders with France, Austria and Switzerland until June 15. According to him, from the 15th of June movement within the EU, expected to be in normal mode.
On 18 March, the EU leaders took the decision to close the external borders of the pandemic coronavirus. The economies of the countries of the European Union suffered great losses from the cessation of the flow of tourists.
After two months the restrictions of European countries to develop a plan of release from quarantine.
European Union countries agreed to resume tourism, 11 States have agreed rules that will allow Europeans to travelwithout fear of Contracting coronavirus. Among them Greece, Cyprus, Germany, Spain, Italy, Austria, Croatia, Portugal, Malta, Slovenia and Bulgaria.