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UK advises against all but essential travel worldwide

LONDON — U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Tuesday advised British nationals against “non-essential” travel globally for an initial period of 30 days.

Raab told the House of Commons the decision would come in with “immediate effect” and was subject to “ongoing review.”

“U.K. travelers abroad now face widespread international border restrictions and lock downs in various countries. The speed and range of those measures across other countries is unprecedented,” Raab said.

Raab said international freight services, such as shipping and haulage, were “vital” for ensuring the supply of food, goods and material to the U.K. and was regarded as “essential.”

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas also issued a worldwide travel warning Tuesday, telling ciRead More – Source