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6th Apr 2020

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Timmermans in self-imposed quarantine

European Commission executive vice-president Frans Timmermans is in self-imposed quarantine until 20 March. Timmermans had held a meeting on 6 March with the French secretary of state for ecological transition, Brune Poirson, who tested positive with Covid 19. "Executive vice-president Timmermans is in a good state of health, he does not have any symptoms," said a European Commission spokesperson.

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