The EU Council said that member states "should not decide to lift the travel restrictions for non-listed third countries before this has been decided in a coordinated manner".
The countries are Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay, they said.
The EU says that China could also be added to this list but only if Beijing reciprocates by permitting entry to EU nationals.
As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to tick upward in certain hot spots in the United States, the European Union is reportedly considering barring Americans from entering its borders, in an effort to control the spread of the pandemic.
The countries that figure on the EU's "safe" list are expected to lift any bans or restrictions that they might have in place on European travellers.
The 27 member states are on Tuesday voting on a list of 14 proposed countries.
The European Union has reduced the list of countries for which it will open borders on July 1.
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A European briefing last week noted that the USA had seen 107 cases per 100,000 people in the previous 14 days, whereas the average across the E.U. was 16 cases per 100,000 people.
The Commission also recommended that from July 1, the Member States should start permitting third-country nationals to enter the European Union, if the COVID-19 situation permits such a step to be taken.
United States, where the coronavirus is still spreading, will remain excluded.
The "safe list" will be reviewed every two weeks and adjusted depending on the latest Coronavirus developments in each country.
It is said the countries however managed to create a list of the countries with a better epidemiological situation, the citizens of which will be able to enter Europe by the end of next week. However, today, June 29, a meeting was held in Brussels, at which they made a decision to revise the list and reduced it to 15 countries.
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