COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark eased its border controls with other Nordic countries and Germany on Monday, allowing cross-border couples separated by the coronavirus lockdown to meet again if they can prove they have been in a relationship for at least six months. FILE PHOTO: A view of the Nyhavn district in Copenhagen, Denmark October 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen/File Photo The government said that within a couple of days, partners of residents of Denmark living across one of its borders would be asked to produce a written declaration to be granted entry. “If you say, you are in a relationship and put it in writing, that is enough,” Justice Minister Nick Haekkerup told local broadcaster TV2. For now, though, couples will need to show shared text messages, private photos or personal information about their partner, Danish police said earlier in the day. That had sparked an outcry on Monday from lawmakers over privacy, leading to the hasty change being pushed through by the government. “They can bring along a photo or a love letter,” deputy chief Allan Dalager Clausen told Danish broadcaster DR. “I realize these are very intimate things, but the decision to let in the partner ultimately rests on… Read full this story
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