European Union governments agreed on Wednesday to add Canada and 10 other countries to their list of states from which they’ll allow non-fundamental travel, EU diplomats acknowledged.
Ambassadors from the EU’s 27 states accredited the additions at a meeting on Wednesday, with the change to lift enact within the impending days.
Ex-EU member Britain, the set up the extremely infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus has caused a sharp upward thrust in COVID-19 cases, is now not any longer on the list.
The 11 countries becoming a member of it are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Jordan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
EU countries are counseled to step by step to get rid of travel restrictions for the novel 14 countries on the list – Albania, Australia, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Original Zealand, North Macedonia, Rwanda, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and the US.
Chinese administrative regions Hong Kong and Macau are additionally incorporated.
Particular person EU countries can soundless decide to inquire of a detrimental COVID-19 test or a length of quarantine.
(Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop; enhancing by John Stonestreet)