The German government has decided to lift the worldwide travel warning for 29 European countries from 15th June. This was said by Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Wednesday after a cabinet meeting in Berlin.
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There are only four weeks left until the beginning of the summer holidays in the first federal states. Until then the worldwide travel warning for tourists is to be lifted at least partially.
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For a long time Foreign Minister Maas was sceptical about summer holidays abroad. Now he is giving up his reluctance. The holiday on the Mediterranean should be made possible somehow.
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