Germany closes the border to Denmark

Germany closes its border to Denmark from the at 06 on Monday morning. This was stated by the minister-president in Schleswig-Holstein, Daniel Günther, the ne

Germany closes the border to Denmark

Germany closes its border to Denmark from the at 06 on Monday morning. This was stated by the minister-president in Schleswig-Holstein, Daniel Günther, the ne

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
15 mart 2020 Sunday 21:00
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Germany closes the border to Denmark

Germany closes its border to Denmark from the at 06 on Monday morning.

This was stated by the minister-president in Schleswig-Holstein, Daniel Günther, the news agency dpa.

Günther says that he has got it confirmed during a telephone conversation with the German interior minister, Horst Seehofer.

Sources in the federal government said earlier on Sunday to dpa, the German government will close the borders to Austria, Switzerland and France in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Horst Seehofer, is holding a press conference at 19 on Sunday night. It is expected that here he confirms the new measures. Also in relation to Denmark.

- the Scope of the closure is still unclear. Thus, it is not known, whether there will be access for commuters and other necessary errands, as is the case for people travelling from Denmark to Germany, writes Flensborg Avis.

the UNION's president, Ursula von der Leuen warns Sunday that several thousand trucks and buses are stranded by some of the EU's internal borders.

If the governments besinder, it can lead to empty shelves in the supermarket, she warns.

Prime minister Mette Frederiksen said Friday that Denmark, from Saturday dinner would keep its borders with Germany and Sweden closed in an attempt to stop the rise in people infected with coronavirus.

Updated: 15.03.2020 21:00
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