The European Union continues to reduce the list of countries approved at the beginning of the month, whose residents can freely enter the Schengen zone вЂ” now six countries can be removed from the вЂќgreen listвЂњ at once.
This is reported by Bloomberg.
According to anonymous diplomatic sources, Brussels plans to extend the closure of EU borders for citizens of most countries of the world for at least two more weeks.
In addition, Canada, China, Japan, South Korea, Algeria, and Morocco, where there is now a sharp jump in the number of new cases of coronavirus, can be excluded from the list of permitted countries.
There are no plans to include any new countries in the вЂњgreen listвЂќ yet. This leaves seven countries: Australia, Georgia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay.
The list will be officially revised at a meeting of EU ambassadors on July 29. This will be their second meeting in two weeks вЂ” the previous one excluded Serbia and Montenegro from the safe list.