Coronavirus: EU condemns Trump travel ban as Ireland shuts schools

Posted on AllSides March 12th, 2020
From The Left
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The EU has condemned Donald Trump’s unilateral ban on travel from 26 European countries as urgent efforts to contain the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic continued to upend daily life for millions of people around the world.

Ireland became the latest country to close all schools, colleges and childcare facilities on Thursday.

In a joint statement on Thursday, the presidents of the European commission and European council defended Europe’s record in managing the pandemic and sharply criticised the White House for its failure to consult its allies.

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