France to quarantine travelers from Spain in a reciprocal approach after Madrid restricts arrivals from the Schengen area

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Macron.
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France will quarantine travelers from Spain in a reciprocal approach after Madrid restricts arrivals from the Schengen area.

THE French government should impose quarantine measures on travelers arriving from Spain in a reciprocal measure after Madrid decided to restrict arrivals from the European Schengen area. Spain announced Tuesday that it will impose a 14-day quarantine period on Friday from all travelers to avoid importing new cases of the virus.

“France will impose a quarantine of 14 days from the time when Spain imposes the measure, based on the principle of reciprocity,” said a presidential official.

Travel to France is currently very restricted – all non-essential travel is prohibited and anyone arriving in the country requires an international travel certificate.

But France hopes to gradually reopen its borders to travel from Europe before summer, with June 15 as the possible date for deciding on a first release.

During telephone interviews over the weekend, the Elysee Palace said that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed that there should be no quarantine measures in place for the moment. travelers arriving in Great Britain from France.

“No quarantine measures will apply to travelers from France at this stage; all measures on one side or the other will be taken in a coordinated and reciprocal manner, “said the Elysee.

Johnson announced on Sunday that he intends to introduce quarantine for people arriving in Britain by air to prevent further infections from abroad.

France has announced plans for a mandatory fourteen-day fortnight, fortnight, for people arriving from outside Europe.

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