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Germany to lift travel warning for 31 countries

The country had issued the worldwide travel warning on March 17th - a step that is unprecedented to date - and extended it on April 29th.
26.05.2020 - 17:35

The German government wants to end a travel warning for tourist trips to 31 European countries from June 15 if the coronavirus situation allows, magazine Focus on Tuesday cited dpa news agency as reporting.

SCHENGEN PASSPORT-FREE ZONES INCLUDED

It said a paper on European tourism that may be agreed by the cabinet on Wednesday showed the government wanted to allow travel to the 26 other European Union nations and Britain as well as the four non-EU countries in the Schengen passport-free zone - Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

On May 18, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Germany was hoping to ease a travel warning on all tourist trips abroad that is in place until June 15.