EU grapples with chaotic COVID-19 border and travel curbs

By Gabriela Baczynska, Michel Rose and Sabine Siebold BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission told six EU countries to ease travel and border restrictions on Tuesday as unilateral moves to combat the spread of new coronavirus variants had hit the flow of goods and risked shutting parts of the Franco-German border. The EU executive said it had given Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary and Sweden 10 days to justify the restrictions, which Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders said had “gone too far”. Reynders said the 27 EU countries should adopt a coordinated approach to all …

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