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Greece clarifies Covid-19 policy, to welcome tourists from all nations

High-ranking tourism ministry officials said the government needed to clarify the purpose of the 29-country list during the coronavirus pandemic

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Tourism and related industries make up around 20 per cent of the Greek economy

Agencies Athens
Greek officials said Saturday that the country will not limit arriving airline passengers next month to people coming from 29 countries but that travellers who departed from places that aren't on the initial list will be subject to mandatory testing for the coronavirus upon arrival and a quarantine period of one or two weeks.

The two-tiered policy, which revised information the Greek government issued Friday, will be applied during June 15-30, although officials left open the possibility of maintaining entry restrictions after the end of June, news agency PTI reported.

High-ranking tourism ministry officials said the government needed to clarify

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First Published: May 31 2020 | 8:32 AM IST

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