The United States will lift an 18-month-old travel ban on the European Union and Britain, allowing vaccinated travelers to enter beginning in November, reports said Monday.
The easing of travel restrictions, imposed by Donald Trump as the Covid-19 pandemic first erupted, would mark a significant shift by President Joe Biden at a time of strained relations with European allies.
The news was reported by the Financial Times and CNN. The White House did not respond immediately to a request for comment.
According to the reports, the new rule will open the door to fully vaccinated passengers and also those in clinical trials for vaccines not yet approved in Britain -- a policy applying to about 40,000 people.
Currently only US citizens, residents and foreigners with special visas are allowed to enter the United States from most European countries.
The restriction has deeply irked EU and British authorities. On Monday, the European Union recommended that member states reimpose restrictions on American travelers who had earlier been free to enter if vaccinated.
Biden's reported move would come on the eve of the UN General Assembly in New York, where the pandemic is due to be the headline issue.
The report also comes as Washington and Paris spar bitterly over Australia's sudden announcement that it will be getting US nuclear submarines, ditching a previous French contract for conventionally powered submarines.
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'They are willing to kill people': Sidney Powell says 'angels' are protecting her from being murdered
Attorney Sidney Powell insisted recently that she is uncovering evidence of fraud in the 2020 election "every single day."
Powell made the claim during an interview with faith healer Andrew Wommack that aired last week.
"We're still looking for the truth," Powell explained. "We're finding more of it every single day. I'm really pleased with the way all the pieces are coming together. Although it paints a very dark picture of our country, we have to have the truth before we can solve the problem."
Powell said that she would be "happy to retract the statements" claiming election machines were used to steal the election if Dominion Voting Systems would provide her with proof. Dominion is currently suing Powell for $1.3 billion.
The election attorney also claimed that she has faced death threats due to her fight to overturn the 2020 election.
"They are willing to kill people," she said, pointing to several deaths that occurred in Georgia following the election.
"We are talking about trillions of dollars of global wealth being at issue here," she continued. "Known people out there who want to destroy us and have been working to create what I call the apocalypse hoax with the response to Covid and every other problem we've had for the last four years at least."
"Has there been threats on your life?" Wommack wondered.
"Oh, I get threatened regularly," Powell laughed.
"Do you have personal security?" the host asked.
"I keep angels on my shoulders," Powell replied. "God did not give me a spirit of fear."
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