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Green pass, von der Leyen: “Target agreement by May”

Byeditorial

May 8, 2021

(from the correspondent Ileana Sciarra) “The legal and technical work on the green pass is underway with the aim of being ready in June. On the political front, we can aspire to have an agreement within this month”. Thus the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, at a press conference at Palacio de Cristal in Porto. Read also On the vaccines front, “exports are the best way to tackle the bottlenecks and the lack of vaccines”, he then reiterated. “The EU is the world’s pharmacy and open to the world”, on vaccines, remarked von der Leyen, underlining that the EU has “exported 200 million doses, we invite others to do the same”. Meanwhile, he adds, “we are on track” to vaccinate “70% of the European adult population by July”.