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EU Member States Agree To Lift The Air Travel Ban On Southern African Countries

EU Member States Agree To Lift The Air Travel Ban On Southern African Countries

European Union (EU) member states have agreed to lift the air travel ban on southern African countries, which will allow more travel to resume.

France, which holds the rotating EU presidency, said in a tweet that the decision lifts the so-called emergency brake introduced in November following the detection of the Omicron, a coronavirus variant in South Africa. Pindula News presents France’s tweet:

Member States have agreed this morning at IPCR meeting to lift the emergency break to allow air travel to resume with southern African countries. Travellers from this area will still be subject to the health measures applicable to travellers from third countries.

European nations had suspended most air travel from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

The union maintained the limits even after cases continued to surge around the world, despite an outcry from the region.

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4 Comments

Elyse 4 months ago

Ko kungobvisa havo masanctions???


Chana chevhu 4 months ago

So we are third countries kwavari


Anonymous 4 months ago

No...they don't mean third world countries...in the context of the EU,the term "third country" refers to a country which is not a member of the EU...so even America is a "third country" to France since it's not an EU member state..doesn't mean it is a third world country..

Mboko 4 months ago

Third world...

Developing countries.

Underdeveloped nations precisely


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