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France confirms border controls with Germany to stay in place until June 15

FILE PHOTO: A banner with a German flag and a flag of the European Union are pictured during police controls at the border with France, due to the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Saarbruecken, Germany, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

PARIS (Reuters) - France will maintain border controls with Germany until June 15, although there will be some relaxation of measures to help the day-to-day lives of those who have to make regular crossings, said French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner on Wednesday.

Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta

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