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16 Mar 2020

France and most EU nations close borders for 30 days

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that France and most European Union partners will close their borders to non-European countries for 30 days from tomorrow at noon.

At the same time, the movement of French citizens will be strictly curtailed for at least 15 days.

Only essential travel will now be allowed in France, with infringements sanctioned.