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'Whatever it takes': EU leaders
agree to 30-day entry ban
to fight coronavirus spread

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Posted By: Ida Lou Pino, 3/18/2020 8:58:39 AM

All 27 European Union nations agreed to shut down entry into EU borders in an effort to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed tens of thousands of lives across the continent. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the plan, set to last 30 days, on Tuesday during a teleconference meeting with other EU leaders. She said there would be "very, very limited exceptions." “The union and its member states will do whatever it takes,” said European Council President Charles Michel, who also noted the EU will arrange for the repatriation of citizens who live within the union.

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But - - but - - but - - the Schengen Agreement - - there are no borders - - so how can they be shut down?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: TNVolunteer 3/18/2020 9:36:21 AM (No. 349801)
The horse is long out of the barn...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 3/18/2020 9:52:42 AM (No. 349828)
The EU is on life support.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: NorthernDog 3/18/2020 9:58:56 AM (No. 349836)
So it took a worldwide pandemic to get Europe to secure their borders - at least for 30 days . I wonder how many other diseases have crept in but have not been reported on.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone 3/18/2020 9:59:23 AM (No. 349838)
Will the millions of Middle East and North African Muslims now in Turkey and other places who have been attempting to enter the European Union obey this ban? Give us a break.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: MissGrits 3/18/2020 10:24:25 AM (No. 349875)
FOX’s latest report was 8,000 deaths worldwide ... and here they say tens of thousands. Which is it? What a crock this whole thing is!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 3/18/2020 10:28:42 AM (No. 349881)
Excuse me, but our President wanted to do this 6 days ago !! Absolutely true!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: kono 3/18/2020 11:32:44 AM (No. 349929)
Wow. People are suddenly appreciating the value of borders again? Magine dat.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: USAdroit Editor 3/18/2020 12:59:46 PM (No. 350034)
Even devout globalists will, if dreadfully pressed, succumb to their instinct for self-preservation. Inside every Leftist—‘way deep inside—there seems to be a Normal who wants to stay alive.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 3/18/2020 1:35:06 PM (No. 350067)
Six weeks too late. Will be irrelevant now.
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