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Greece opens two border crossings to tourists from certain countries

The border crossings of Nymfaia and Promachonas opened to tourists on Monday following a Joint Ministerial Decision for pilot tourists’ entry into Greece. To enter, tourists must display a negative PCR test conducted within 3 days of their attempted entry as well as undergo a rapid test administered by Greek …

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Greece closes some land borders to contain spread of coronavirus in the North

The Greek government has decided to close some of the border crossings in northern Greece and increases Covid-19 test demands in an effort to contain the rapid spread of coronavirus in the broader area. Closed is one border crossing with Albania, while one border crossing with Bulgaria will remain open …

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Greece opens all border-crossings and its ports to ships from abroad July 1

Greece is opening all its border-crossings to all its neighboring countries in the North, including to Turkey in the North-East and its ports to ships from abroad on July 1, 2020. Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Monday, that the entrance gates at Evzoni, Kakavia, Krystallopigi, Promachonas, Nymfaia, Kastania and …

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Hoteliers want more border crossings opening in North Greece, gov’t reluctant

Hoteliers in northern Greece want more border checkpoints to be opened but the government is willing to open no more than four. Deputy Minister of Macedonia and Thrace Theodoros Karaoglou expressed concern over the situation at border checkpoints in northern Greece and issues regarding the opening of borders. Speaking to …

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