China News Service, June 29, comprehensive report, the EU will open the border to some countries where the epidemic has eased in early July. On the 29th local time, EU countries will continue consultations on the list of specific countries. Some media previously announced the first list of countries, none of which included Russia, the United States and Brazil.
On June 16, local time, in Brenner, on the border between Austria and Italy, a truck passed through the border station. From the early hours of that day, Austria resumes free exchanges with personnel from 31 European countries, but will continue to retain travel restrictions on Spain, Portugal, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
The Croatian presidency of the European Union requires member states to vote on the list of countries prepared on the 26th before the evening of the 27th local time, but some member states have requested more time to make decisions.
A spokesman for the European Commission pointed out, "We propose to reach agreement on the list of countries that have lifted restrictions. According to objective criteria, the first article is the epidemic situation in specific countries."
According to reports, the number of new crown cases that can be diagnosed in countries with open borders cannot exceed 16 cases per 100,000 people for at least 2 weeks. European countries will submit a written reply letter on June 29, and then make a resolution by a legal majority.
The EU countries will ultimately make their own decision to open the border, but the European Commission has more than once advocated that the EU should resolve this issue in a coordinated and consistent manner.