France has allowed since yesterday the inhabitants of Ariège and the Pyrénées-Orientales, and solely them, to buy groceries in Andorra. This restricted authorization was granted in return for Andorra’s choice to maintain its ski resorts closed through the Christmas holidays, as requested by France.
On Friday, Andorra formally thanked Emmanuel Macron, co-prince of this microstate for this gesture prone to carry a breath of contemporary air to Andorran companies, in specific these of Pas-de-la-Case, on the border, non-public of their French prospects because the begin of the second confinement.
The Andorran Minister of Health, Joan Martínez Benazet, burdened that the settlement with France is the results of an excellent understanding between the two international locations, which made it possible to advance the reciprocity of mobility between these zones earlier than the lifting the restriction on the entire of French territory scheduled for December 15.
The exemption considerations all residents of the two departments, with no kilometer restriction. The 20 km rule round his house subsequently doesn’t apply in this particular case.
On the opposite hand, the settlement doesn’t exempt from the exit certificates issued by the Ministry of the Interior, by checking the field “essential purchases”. The police have been knowledgeable of the settlement.
The settlement specifies that authorization is barely granted to buy groceries in Andorra.
Likewise, the inhabitants of the Principality of Andorra will be capable of go to these neighboring departments. They should additionally carry the identical supporting doc.