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Macron doubts that the quarantine imposed by Spain is the “most effective and realistic” measure

May 18, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he had doubts that the quarantine that Spain will put to all travelers entering the country until the end of the alarm condition is the “most effective and unrealistic” measure to stop the spread of the country Corona virus, although France will apply the same restriction to the Spaniards that it receives through “reciprocity”.

“From a health point of view, we will examine this measure over time as I am not sure if it is the most effective or even the most realistic when I look at the Franco-Spanish border and the reality of its controls,” said the French President a press conference after a video conference with Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Macron has therefore stated that Spain has decided to implement these regulatory controls and that Paris will act “mutually” while defending that France has not closed its borders but applies the same restrictions for each Member State as its counterpart.

Macron doubts that the quarantine imposed by Spain is the “most effective and realistic” measure
Macron doubts that the quarantine imposed by Spain is the “most effective and realistic” measure

With this in mind, the French President said that he believed that the countries of the European Union that share a common border also “genuinely converge” and have taken similar measures to deal with the pandemic that hit him In opinion of this allows to fight the virus without closing limits.