President Joe Biden’s administration is working on the lifting of COVID-19 travel restrictions imposed on EU citizens but it is premature to put a date on any such move, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday.

“We are anxious to be able to restore travel as fully and quickly as possible. I can’t put a date on it, we have to be guided by the science, by medical expertise,” Blinken told a news conference in Paris alongside his French counterpart.

(Reporting by John Irish and Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by Richard Lough and Alison Williams)

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Photo Credit: Secretary Anthony J. Blinken holds a virtual press briefing on March 29, 2021. In late June Blinken said that the U.S. was not ready to lift travel restrictions on Europeans. Freddie Everett / U.S. State Department