Greece extends Ban on Entry for Citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The ban on the entrance of citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Greece remains until October 25 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Official Gazette of Greece announced.

Thus, only the previous decision on the ban on entry into the territory of that country to the citizens of third countries outside the European Union was extended, it is stated in the joint ministerial decision published in the Official Gazette of Greece, Avaz news portal reports.

Additionally, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán issued a decree banning foreigners from entering the country, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a few exceptions, it was published in the Official Gazette of that country. The ban, which will take effect on September 1, was announced last Friday, eKapija business portal reported.

Exceptions apply to government officials who organize official events, recipients of medical services, foreign students with a certificate that they study regularly, truck drivers on their way home, guests at family gatherings such as weddings and participants in sports, cultural or religious events.

Everyone who is allowed to enter Hungary must go to a two-week quarantine and be tested negative for the coronavirus virus twice. A two-week quarantine is also mandatory for Hungarians returning to the country from abroad.

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