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The threat of closure countries from each other against the background of the pandemic coronavirus depends on the emergence of second wave of infection. This assessment in an interview with “Izvestia” gave the Secretary-General of the world tourism organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili.
“Of course, if, God forbid, there will be a second wave, the world will be more closed and difficult to travel, even the desire to travel, people will be much less,” he explained, stressing that “very optimistic” looking to the future and hopes that the next wave of the disease will not.
In addition, according to Pololikashvili, the situation becomes certain, when more accurate information about the vaccine COVID-19.
At the same time, he said, “it is very difficult to predict what will happen tomorrow.” “A month before our conversation, we sat at home and out on the street just two weeks ago,” — said the source publication.
On 26 June, the Committee of permanent representatives of EU agreed on a list of 18 countries to open borders from July 1. The borders of Europe for Russia and the United States will remain closed after the specified date. It is noted that this decision was taken in accordance with the epidemiological criteria.
This state is also temporarily rejected the Russians in the entrance due to the increased threat of the spread of coronavirus in Russia. Among them, including turned out to be Turkey, Tunisia, Finland, Czech Republic, Montenegro and Cyprus.
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