Italy Reopens Its Borders for Residents of 14 Third-Countries, including Georgia
Residents of Algeria, Australia,
Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South
Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay can enter Italy since July 1, the Ministry
of Health announces through a notice published in its website.
Persons who show ‘demonstrable reasons
of study’, are also added to the list of persons who can enter the Italian
territory from the same date and on, as well as work needs, health reasons and
Signing the ordinance, Minister
Speranza said that the Coronavirus situation at the global level remains
complex, noting that the improving situation in Italy must be preserved.
“We must prevent the sacrifices
the Italian people have made in recent months from being wasted,”
the Minister said.
The two latter, alongside with
countries as Hungary, turned down a proposal of the EU Council to reopen
borders to 15 third-countries deemed as safe throughout the beginning of July,
noting that the situation does not permit for such a step to be taken yet.
The same list will, however, be
reviewed every two weeks and adjusted depending on the latest Coronavirus
developments in each country.