Spain is waiting for July to open the borders for foreign tourists. It says the Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, on Saturday in a speech to the nation.
- From July, the reception of foreign tourists be resumed under secure conditions.
- We will guarantee that the tourists are not taking any risks and will not pose risks to us, he says.
This turns off the prime minister the hope of the many spaniards who get their income from tourism, and who hope that the tourists can enter the country again soon.
Tourism accounts for about 14 percent of Spain's gdp.
Italy, which like Spain has been one of the countries in Europe, which was hardest hit by the coronaudbruddet, to open its borders to foreign tourists, the 3. June.
Saturday, thousands of people demonstrated in Madrid and other cities in Spain in protest against the government's prolonged closure of the country.
most protesters remained in their cars, in order to reduce the risk of infections.
Freedom, freedom, freedom, sounded the cries of many of the protesters, who waved Spanish flags.
- Go of Sanchez, they shouted.
It was the right wing party Vox, which had called for the demonstration.
Vox is Spain's third largest party, and it has accused venstrefløjsregeringen to "destroy" the country's economy by shutting down to prevent infection with the corona.
Vox also believe that the government unlawfully limited the freedom of Spain's button 47 million inhabitants.
The main opposition party, the conservative PP, has made similar accusations. But the PP had not called on its voters to participate in Saturday's demonstrations.