EU Members Agree to Lift Travel Restrictions on US Tourists

The recommendation is non-binding, and national governments have authority to require test results or vaccination records and to set other entry conditions.

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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen shows her EU Digital Covid Certificate as she gives a press statement on the new COVID-19 digital travel certificate at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, June 16, 2021. (Johanna Geron/Pool Photo via AP)
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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is recommending that its 27 member countries start lifting restrictions on tourists from the United States. EU members agreed Wednesday to add the U.S. to the list of countries for which they should gradually remove restrictions on non-essential travel. The move was adopted during a meeting in Brussels of permanent representatives to the bloc. The recommendation is non-binding, and national governments have authority to require test results or vaccination…

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