Tourist Vaccinated Americans The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen promised in an interview with the “Daily Business News” that those who oppose covid-19 will be able to travel to EU countries this summer New York Times.
“As far as I know, Americans are using a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). This will enable them Free to travel and move”, The policy told American newspapers.
Von der Leyen added: “Because one thing is clear: These 27 member states will unconditionally accept all people who have received EMA approved vaccinations. “
EMA has approved vaccines developed by pharmaceutical companies from Moderna, Pfizer and BioNTech, as well as Johnson & Johnson (the three are managed in the United States).
However, the newspaper pointed out that the President of the European Community No exact date or more detailed information was provided When opening up the tourism industry to Americans who are vaccinated throughout the journey, he pointed out that the last word will always be determined by each country.
What Von der Leyen pointed out is that the country of North America is “going” Gain immunity in mid-June, 70% of the adult population is vaccinated.
European policy statement on American newspapers and Previous stage So that European institutions can begin negotiations on the implementation of community vaccination certificates.
The European Parliament hopes to approve the final draft of the community certificate in its plenary meeting. June In order to start a pilot test of the document at the beginning of the month and be fully available at the end of the month, thus helping Promote summer tourism.
On March 17, EC issued a digital certificate, hoping to be able to prepare before the summer Restart trip By then, the aviation industry will achieve a common goal, which requires member states to give maximum flexibility to its approval and implementation.
The chief executive of the community assured that he only hopes to obtain a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency, although he emphasized that: It will allow the government to accept other drugs, such as Russian Sputnik V or China National Medicines.
According to community sources at the time, Brussels also expressed willingness Cooperation with third parties Countries/regions with similar certificates (such as the United States), although the aforementioned sources do not believe that an agreement on document interoperability can be reached before the summer.