On Sunday, guest of the RTL Grand Jury, Le Figaro, LCI, Jean-Yves Le Drian announced that the list of extra-European countries, whose citizens would be able to enter the European territory independently, would be scheduled on 9 June.
EU member states will have to establish a list of non-European countries by June 9, whose citizens will be able to enter the European territory independently, said Jean-Yves Le Drian, head of French diplomacy.
“The goal is to get this list on 9 June, so it’s too early,” said the head of French diplomacy at the program Le Grand Jury of RTL, Le Figaro and LCI. He said without giving further details, this “green” category would make it possible to come to Europe “without any difficulty except for a minimum health check-up”.
A list that will be revised regularly
In addition, there is an “orange list” that would identify countries whose citizens would have received a “recognized vaccine” by the European Union and a “red list” with “extremely strong constraints” due to the circulation of the Kovid variants. 19, added the French Foreign Minister. The latter list currently includes Brazil, Argentina and India.
As the summer tourism season draws to a close, 27 on Wednesday agreed to allow travelers from third countries who have received the required dose of anti-Covid vaccines to be approved at the European level.
The European Union closed its external borders for “non-essential” travel in March 2020 and so from June a short list of third countries, whose residents – vaccinated or not – will be regularly revised, will be taxed. Can.
France considers sanctions for Britain
Jean-Yves Le Drian admitted that France is considering more restrictive measures for travelers to the United Kingdom due to the prevalence of the Indian version of the Kovid-19 in this country.
He said, “The Indian version is causing problems in the United Kingdom, the question. We are very cautious.”
“If we have to do this then it won’t be a red treatment, it will be an intermediate treatment (orange), but it is not ruled out that we may have slightly stronger hygiene measures”, he said.
Due to the spread of the Indian virus, Germany has since Sunday imposed a two-week isolation period on travelers arriving from the United Kingdom, which cannot be shortened even if the Kovid test is negative.