Foreign tourists will be able to return to Spain from July, announced this Saturday the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, thus ending a ban applied since mid-March following the pandemic of the new coronavirus.
"From July, the entry of foreign tourism in Spain in safe conditions will resume”Sánchez said in a press conference.
"The hardest has passed, the most difficult has been left behind. We should not act in fear, but we must act with prudence. We are still in a health emergency, "added the president.
In addition, he announced that the Spanish soccer league will resume its 2019/20 season from June 8. "The Government has given the green light for the League to return, it will be the week of June 8"he confirmed.
Sánchez later stated that "it is the Spanish people who have pushed the virus back. The great wave of the pandemic has been overcome and we have started the transition to the new normal. We are one step away from victory"
And he added: “Until the vaccine arrives, this victory continues to depend on our caution. A regrowth is not impossible and the WHO has warned it. Prudence must continue to be our guide for action ”.
Thousands of people demonstrated this Saturday from their cars in numerous cities in Spain, called by the far-right party Vox, to protest the management that the Spanish Government it is making the pandemic, demanding its resignation and demanding freedom of movement.
Large rows of cars, from which waved flags of Spain, they took to the streets of the center of Spanish cities, after they obtained authorization from the courts, since the country is in a state of alarm, the freedom of movement and the large gatherings of people are limited, in order to prevent the spread of the virus.
The largest protest took place in Madrid, where hundreds of cars, some of them convertible, and motorcycles, toured the main streets of the central Salamanca district, one of the highest economic levels in the capital, and where the protests began two weeks ago.
The Vox leader, Santiago Abascal, who led the Madrid demonstration, accused the Government of "the worst crisis management on the entire planet" and of "hide information that could have saved lives”, And warned that he will bring him to Justice, in a speech delivered during the march.
In Barcelona about 500 vehicles demonstrated in the center of the capital and military music and the Spanish anthem played from some vehicles. But also in other cities such as Seville, Valencia, Murcia or Logroño these caravans of protests emerged.
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