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Austria lifting coronavirus border checks with all neighbours bar Italy

Christian Fernsby ▼ | June 4, 2020
Austria is lifting coronavirus-related border restrictions including quarantines for all neighbouring countries except Italy as of Thursday, Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg said.
Alexander Schallenberg
Minister   Alexander Schallenberg
Austria borders eight countries and had agreed with Switzerland, Germany and Liechtenstein that they would reopen their shared borders from June 15. It is now accelerating that move on its side and lifting checks for other neighbours.

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“We will lift all the coronavirus-related border and health checks in relation to seven bordering countries Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Hungary. We are thereby returning to the pre-corona situation regarding these countries,” he told a news conference.