EU denounces Europe-US travel ban, 'taken unilaterally and without consultation'

12 March, 2020

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel issued (12-Mar-2020) a joint statement voicing the EU's disapproval of the US' decision to impose a travel ban on European travellers, stating the decision was "taken unilaterally and without consultation" with the EU. "The coronavirus is a global crisis, not limited to any continent and it requires cooperation rather than unilateral action", Ms von der Leyen and Mr Michel stated. [more - original PR]