Member states of the Council of Europe

Germany plans to allow Europe travel from June 15

Germany plans to lift a travel ban for European Union member states plus Britain, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland from 15 June provided coronavirus infection levels in those countries allow it to do so, government sources said.

A further condition is that the countries concerned open their borders to holidaymakers, the sources said.

ForMin Aurescu meets German ambassador to discuss seasonal workers, upcoming EU Council German presidency

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Tuesday met German ambassador in Bucharest Cord Meier-Klodt to discuss the situation of seasonal workers and the upcoming German presidency of the EU Council.

Turkey to continue protecting its right in East Med: Foreign Ministry

Turkey is "determined" to use its sovereign rights in the eastern Mediterranean, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hami Aksoy said on June 2 after the Greek foreign minister said a Turkish attempt to start drilling for hydrocarbons in the eastern Mediterranean was "a new provocation."

Turkish claims on EastMed are ‘within the limits of international law'

Turkey's ambassador to Greece told Greek diplomats on Monday that his country's positions on the Eastern Mediterranean, the demarcation of maritime zones, the Cyprus issue, hydrocarbon exploration and Libya are "well-known and transparent" and "within the bounds of international law," according to Turkish diplomatic sources.

Media: Empty border crossings from Serbia to Montenegro, many additional dilemmas

The Jabuka border crossing between Serbia and Montenegro has been almost deserted since this morning, according to an RTS reporter.
Montenegro has opened all borders with neighboring countries and Serbia since midnight, but Serbia is still not on the list of countries whose citizens can enter without quarantine or a PC test.

Online discussion on East Med and Covid-19

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and the Atlantic Council will hold a digital event on Tuesday on the "East Med and the trilateral partnership (Greece-Israel-Cyprus) and its role in regional energy security and economic cooperation in the age of Covid-19 and beyond." 
The event will take place from 5.30 to 7.30 p.m.

Bulgaria Lifts 14-Day Quarantine, It Remains for 8 Countries Only

"We are removing the 14-day quarantine from 1st of June for the arriving Bulgarian and foreign citizens from the European Union, including Serbia and Northern Macedonia.

However, for the eight countries in Europe with the highest number of COVID-19 patients, the imposition of a 14-day quarantine will remain, explained Assoc. Prof. Angel Kunchev from the headquarters.

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