France will lift Monday, June 15, at midnight all the restrictions of traffic at its internal borders the european put in place to fight against the epidemic of coronavirus, in accordance with the recommendations made by the european Commission, announced the government on Friday evening. In a press release, the minister of foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian and the minister of the Interior, Christophe Castaner, indicate that the France will start in addition to a gradual opening of the external borders of the Schengen area as of 1 July.
The two ministers put forward "the positive evolution of the health situation in France and in Europe". The decision was taken in accordance with the recommendations of the european Commission presented on Thursday and "this opening will be gradual and differentiated according to the health situation in various third countries, and in accordance with the terms and conditions which have been agreed at european level by then," they said.read also : Towards a re-opening of the EU borders
travellers from Schengen countries may enter on the French territory "without restrictions linked to the fight against the COVID-19, as was the case prior to march 18, 2020", is it written in the press release. They will not be required to carry proof of international travel is derogatory, nor is it to be placed in isolation for fourteen days.
The government, however, specifies that restrictions will continue to apply, by reciprocity, to the borders with Spain (until 21 June, in accordance with the decision taken by the Spanish government) and the United Kingdom, whose guests will be "invited to observe a quatorzaine to their arrival".
Brussels has recommended Thursday to the member States of the Schengen area to lift controls at their internal borders by June 15, but extend at least until 30 June the temporary restrictions on the travel of non-essential destination of the european Union.The editorial team conseilleL'Germany will lift Tuesday its controls to frontièresEspagne: reopening of land borders with France and Portugal on 22 juinAucun comment
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