Friday 08 October 2021
Amman – (AA):
The European Union decided to lift travel restrictions for those coming to the EU countries from 16 countries, including 6 other Arab countries, as of today.
The union said, in a statement, according to what was reported by the Jordan News Agency (Petra), that after a review under the recommendation to gradually lift temporary restrictions on non-essential travel to the European Union, the Council added Jordan, Bahrain, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait to the list, along with Australia and Canada. Chile, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Ukraine, Uruguay and China.
The statement indicated that the list is not binding and member states are free to remove the entry ban at the external borders for travelers from countries not mentioned in the list.
It is noteworthy that the Council of the European Union reviews the list of temporary lifting of restrictions on non-essential travel to the countries of the Union every two weeks.