European Union External Action

Coronavirus: Consular support to EU citizens and repatriation

14/04/2020 - 17:49

Consular protection is a core competency of European Union Member States, but in the context of the Coronavirus outbreak the EU has stepped in. HR/VP Josep Borrell, supported by the European External Action Service, the European Commission and Delegations to the EU around the world, is in the lead to coordinate the work with Member States and help EU travellers stranded in third countries to safely reach their homes.