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Austria has no plans to open the borders to third countries

Austria has no plans to open the borders to third countries, despite the recommendation of the EU Council, said Wednesday foreign Minister Alexander Shallenberg.

The EU Council on Tuesday agreed on the recommendation regarding the progressive removal of restrictions on the optional trip to the European Union, adopting the list of countries in which borders can start to open from 1 July.

Austria removes restrictions on COVID-19 to 31 entering from EU countries

Austria from June 16 to negate the limitations due to the coronavirus study of 31 European countries, including Italy, said Wednesday the foreign Minister of the Republic Alexander Shallenberg.

"From midnight of June 16 to we cancel the restrictions in connection with the coronavirus, it has a 14-day quarantine and necessary test for the coronavirus that arrive from 31 countries. In total, we are opening the Austrian border for all countries of the EU, EEA, EFTA, but subject to four important exceptions: Sweden, the UK, Spain and Portugal," said Ellenberg at a press conference.