That prospect, which would not allow American visitors to meet Russians and Brazilians, is a blow to American prestige in the world and a rejection of President TriumphManaging the virus in the United States, which has more than 2.3 million cases and more than 120,000 deaths, more than any other country.
European nations are currently haggling over two possible acceptable visitor lists based on how countries are going through the coronavirus pandemic. Both include China, as well as developing nations such as Uganda, Cuba, and Vietnam.
Travelers from the United States and the rest of the world have been excluded from visiting the European Union, with few exceptions, mainly for repatriations or “essential trips”, since mid-March. But a final decision on reopening the borders is expected early next week, before the block reopens on July 1.