Locked away at a meeting area in Brussels, officials are debating who’ll be permitted to enter the EU on July 1 if the bloc’s international boundaries are scheduled to be opened and who’ll be prohibited.
You will find two lists, one for the ones that’ll be approved, and one if you won’t.
The record has aroused controversy following resources demonstrated that the United States – that the worst-affected country globally by COVID-19 with over 2.4 million cases, is about the latter record.
Euronews has got, from EU diplomatic resources, the complete draft record of those states for which Europe’s boundaries will be available, and will confirm that which we reported Wednesday which Brazil, Qatar, the US, and Russia are not about the accepted list.
Sources also threw into doubt the boundary reopening date of July 1, implying agreements won’t be coming in time.
The Entire List of nations whose nationals will be permitted to enter Europe by this draft listing is as follows:
Diplomatic sources also triumphed to Euronews there is a debate between countries on the standards to utilize for this particular decision, with some claiming that info about COVID rates isn’t dependable.
When EU guidelines were published two weeks past officials said the record would consider the disease rate in nations concerned. The standards are based on epidemiological information and in the time we had been advised that 47 countries were on the list of suitable nations and 54 countries on the barred list. From our origin in Brussels on Thursday, there are currently 54 about the acceptable draft record, and these numbers will continue to differ.
Which listing is the UK on?
Neither. As stated by the European Commission, UK nationals continue to be treated in precisely the same manner as EU citizens until the conclusion of this Brexit transition interval (31.12.2020).