EU Commission calls for declaration on German entry rules – news & reports from Germany & the world


Cars stand at the control point at the Kiefersfelden Kufstein border crossing when entering Bavaria from Tyrol. Photo: Michael Kappeler / dpa (Michael Kappeler / dpa)

According to a letter of complaint from the EU Commission to the German EU ambassador Michael Clauss in Brussels, several requirements are disproportionate or unfounded. “We believe that Germany’s understandable goal – the protection of public health in a pandemic – could be achieved through less restrictive measures.” ©

 The  paper from Monday is available to the German press agency.


 The  EU Commission now expects a response within ten working days. In theory, it could initiate legal proceedings against Germany, but this is unlikely due to the ongoing pandemic. Similar letters were sent to Belgium, Hungary, Denmark, Sweden and Finland. ©

 The  EU Commission does not agree with their border measures either. At the urging of the EU Commission, the European Ministers of the EU states are discussing the procedure at internal borders this Tuesday.


 The  Czech Republic, Slovakia and Tyrol have been considered areas with particularly dangerous virus mutations in Germany since February 14th. With a few exceptions, entry is therefore prohibited. In the opinion of Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, the border controls initially scheduled for ten days should be extended. ©

 The  CSU politician recently brusquely rejected the EU Commission’s criticism of the German measures. ©

 The  basis of the concerns from Brussels is that the EU states agreed on common recommendations for traveling within the EU a few weeks ago.

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