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United States to reopen borders to vaccinated European and British travelers

2021-09-20T14:33:12.093Z

The White House should allow entry into the United States to travelers vaccinated against Covid-19 from the European Union and the United Kingdom, in early November.



After the British government, which announced on Friday September 17 an easing of entry conditions into England for vaccinated travelers, the United States will in turn authorize entry into their territory to travelers vaccinated against Covid-19 from the European Union and the United Kingdom.

This is the end of the restrictions put in place in March 2020, reported Monday CNN and the Politico site.

The media, which each cite several anonymous sources familiar with the matter, specify that the announcement will be confirmed by the White House.

The

Financial Times

adds that the lifting of the restrictions will take effect in November.

The “

travel ban

” would then have remained in force for nearly 20 months.

American borders have been closed to millions of international travelers, whether tested or vaccinated, since March 2020, a situation that has caused growing impatience among Europeans in particular, causing painful personal and family situations.

The European Union had certainly announced on August 30 the return of restrictions on non-essential travel to its territory from the United States, but leaving member states the possibility of lifting the ban for fully vaccinated people.

The American announcement, if confirmed, would come against a backdrop of great tension.

Source: lefigaro

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