The authorities of Canada and the United States agreed not to open the border for another 30 days, until July 21. This was announced on Tuesday by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a daily televised address to the nation.
“Canada and the United States agreed to extend the border closure regime for another 30 days, until July 21,” he said. According to the head of government, this is necessary for the safety of the inhabitants of the two countries amid the ongoing pandemic of the new coronavirus.
The previous similar treaty between Canada and the United States expires on June 21.