The “New York Times” cites two lists of countries whose nationals would be allowed to go in Europe and which are the subject of negotiations within the EU. Americans are for the moment excluded from the two lists, according to the newspaper.
While the european Union is preparing to reopen its external borders starting July 1, it plans to ban its territory to the Americans, because of the pandemic of Covid-19, still alive in the United States, indicates the New York Times (article in English), Tuesday, June 23.
The daily cites two lists of countries whose nationals would be allowed to go to Europe, and which are the subject of negotiations within the EU. Americans are for the moment excluded from the two lists, according to the New York Times. “A blow to the reputation of the Americans in the world and a rejection of the manner in which the president, Trump has managed the virus in the United States”analysis the journal.
Once the representatives from each country will be agreed on a final list, it will be presented, as a recommendation, before the 1st day of July, explains the daily.
The european Union is planning to reopen its external borders with third countries to that date, provided that they meet certain criteria health, that the epidemiological situation is good and that the measure should be reciprocal.
While many European countries are experiencing a respite, the United States have the worst record in the world in absolute value, with more than 120 000 people dead and more than 2.3 million cases detected. A balance sheet to qualify, however, because the country is the 328 million inhabitants.
Different american States have for many lifted the containment measures. New York, by far the city most affected, has made a new step in that direction Monday with the reopening to the public shops are not essential. But several member States of the South and West of the country are experiencing a surge in the number of positive cases.