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The EU is activating the process to reopen its external border for only 15 countries this Wednesday

June 29, 2020

The European Union has activated the procedure for formal acceptance of the original list of only fifteen third countries, for which their border will be closed on Wednesday, July 1, after three months abroad, to curb the spread of the virus. A group that includes Morocco and China, but not the United States, Cuba, Brazil, or Russia.

The 27 have until Tuesday noon to approve or knock down the list of the fifteen countries that their ambassadors have negotiated until last Friday, but for which some capitals have had reservations, which is why negotiations have continued over the weekend, sources said European sources have informed Europa Press .

The current presidency of the European Union, which has launched the necessary written procedure to confirm the agreement by the time of the Croatian occupation by Tuesday, is a necessary formal step, as it is not possible during the pandemic to reach Member States in person to conclude agreements.

The EU is activating the process to reopen its external border for only 15 countries this WednesdayThe EU is activating the process to reopen its external border for only 15 countries this Wednesday

The list of countries whose nationals will be the first to join the EU includes Algeria, Australia, Canada, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, Georgia and China. that specify the lifting of the veto in the case of China are reciprocal.