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Europe open to all vaccinated visitors this summer

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The EU is prepared to welcome visitors from the US and anywhere else in the world, so long as they’ve had an ‘approved’ vaccine.

“The Americans, as far as I can see, use European Medicines Agency-approved vaccines,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told The New York Times on Sunday.

“This will enable free movement and the travel to the European Union. Because one thing is clear: All 27 member states will accept, unconditionally, all those who are vaccinated with vaccines that are approved by EMA.”

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