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Pompeo: Working out EU-US travel restrictions key for economy
Pompeo on EU blocking US travelers: We’re in close conversation
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo joins Fox News chief political anchor Bret Baier on ‘Special Report’ to discuss the Trump administration’s China policy and intel on Russian bounties for US troops.
During a wide-ranging interview with FOX News' Bret Baier on Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the European Union's recent decision to restrict travel for visitors from the United States as coronavirus cases have surged across the country.
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According to Pompeo, the United states is in "close conversations" with the EU to reopen and encourage international travel.
"We're in close conversation with countries all around the world, including European countries, to make sure that when we we open our country to travel from their nations and that we do so in a way that keeps American people safe and reduces risk from COVID here in the United States," Pompeo said. "They have a responsibility to do that for their nations as well."
The European Union announced on Tuesday that it would lift travel restrictions for visitors from 14 countries starting July 1, including Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay.