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EU COVID-19 certificate: extracts from the joint debate

Evenemangsdatum: 28/04/2021

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During the plenary session (26-29 April 2021) in the European Parliament in Brussels, MEPs debate on the EU COVID-19 certificate. People who have this certificate should not be subject to additional travel restrictions, such as quarantine or self-isolation, according to the Parliament. MEPs also stress that, in order to avoid discrimination against those are not vaccinated and for economic reasons, EU countries should ensure universal, accessible, timely and free of charge testing. Extracts from the statements by Ana Paula ZACARIAS, Secretary of State, Council of the European Union, Juan Fernando LÓPEZ AGUILAR (S&D, ES), Rapporteur, Didier REYNDERS, European Commissioner for Justice, Jeroen LENAERS (EPP, NL), Sophia IN 'T VELD (Renew, NL), Annalisa TARDINO (ID, IT), Tineke STRIK (Greens/EFA, NL), Nicola PROCACCINI (ECR, IT), and Cornelia ERNST (The Left, DE).