Poland opened it's border with Lithuania on Friday and will allow travel from European Union countries from June 13.
Poland will be open to travelers and residents who travel from another European Union country will not have to undergo a 14 day period of quarantine.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki met at the Kalvarija-Budziska border crossing on Friday to mark the occasion.
Lithuanian-Polish border is now open for travel! Good news for our people and businesses after a long period of COVID-driven closures. Thanks to PM @MorawieckiM for friendship and cooperation.— Saulius Skvernelis (@Skvernelis_S) June 12, 2020
Poland and Lithuania closed their borders in March to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Residents of the two countries have been allowed to travel between Lithuania and Poland for work, business and education since May 11. However, travelers were only allowed to cross the border at designated checkpoints.
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