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Spain aims to open borders for tourism in late June

Spanish transport minister Jose Luis Abalos said on Monday his country aims reopen its borders from late June to resume tourism. "From late June, we'll start the tourism activity, I hope (…) We must make Spain an attractive country from the health point of view," he told TVE broadcaster. Tourism accounts for over 12 percent of Spain's GDP with more than 1.5 million people employed in the sector.

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The EU Commission plans a vaccine stategy to make sure all citizens have access to it once it is ready, while it is also seeking to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies on securing the vaccine.

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