Arancha Gonzalez Laya

    • Spain considers including Ceuta, Melilla fully in Schengen area

      Spain considers including Ceuta, Melilla fully in Schengen area

      Spain's Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya announced on Tuesday her government is considering including Ceuta and Melilla, Spain’s enclaves in North Africa, fully in Europe’s passport-free Schengen area, Reuters reported. Currently, Moroccans from the towns surrounding the enclaves can enter without a visa, but need one to travel by sea or air into continental Spain or other Schengen member countries.

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    • Spain's islands demand travel corridors for UK tourists

      Spain's islands demand travel corridors for UK tourists

      The Spanish government is trying to convince the UK to exclude the Balearic and Canary Islands from the quarantine decreed for travellers returning from Spain from 25 July, news wires reported. The two regions are in negotiations with London for a safe travel corridor arguing that their infection rate is far lower than Spain's average and the UK's.

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