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Belgium won't link EU vaccination passports to free travel

Christian Fernsby |
For Belgium, there is “no question” that the European COVID-19 digital vaccination passport will be linked to people’s freedom of movement, according to the country’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sophie Wilmes.

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Topics: BELGIUM   

The European Commission will table a proposal for a ‘Digital Green Pass’ for people who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus later this month, but Wilmès reacted on Twitter to say she opposes a link between free travel in the EU and possible vaccination.

According to her, the idea of “a standardised European system that allows each individual to collect information about their vaccination and tests on a single digital document (certificate)” is a good one.

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