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Coronavirus: Denmark opens borders to divided fans

Coronavirus: Denmark opens borders to divided fans
Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Germany-Denmark border was closed when the coronavirus outbreak hit in March Denmark has opened its borders to couples who were separated from their partners by the coronavirus lockdown. As of Monday, cross-border couples who reside in the Nordic countries or Germany can now visit Denmark.Rules currently require people to…

German border guards close the frontier with Denmark

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The Germany-Denmark border was closed when the coronavirus outbreak hit in March.

As of Monday, cross-border couples who reside in the Nordic nations or Germany can now visit Denmark.

” If you state you are a boyfriend and indication [the letter], we will assume it [is true],” Justice minister Nick Hækkerup informed broadcaster TV2.

A number of European nations are thinking about resuming Europe’s internal borders as the outbreak alleviates.

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Media caption How dating and enjoy continue for three couples throughout the coronavirus lockdown.

” Although the other celebrations are in opposition, they can sometimes say sensible things – and I always listen to the other parties,” Mr Hækkerup stated.

The rules also say anyone from Germany or the Nordic nations who owns a vacation home in Denmark can come to the country.

Both have actually been taking a trip to the border town of Aventoft to chat and share a drink, sitting at the recommended safe distance.

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Inga Rasmussen from Denmark, right, and Karsten Tüchsen Hansen have actually been meeting at the border.

Some in Denmark have actually produced a Facebook group, Girlfriends Separated by Border Closures, for those affected under the lockdown.

” I attempt to state that being away from your liked ones causes more psychological distress than being required to avoid another summertime holiday,” he said.

” It’s discouraging, demanding and heartbreaking to be forcefully separated from the individual you enjoy,” she stated, explaining the border closures as “completely political choices”, and not medical ones.

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