French President on Sunday held telephone conversations with British Prime Minister , the leaders of the two countries emphasized the need for cooperation in combating the coronavirus epidemic, according to the Champs Elysees.

“They (Macron and Johnson – ed.) Emphasized the need for close bilateral, European and international cooperation in the fight against COVID-19,” the communique says.

The President of and the British Prime Minister highlighted the risk of new infections with coronavirus from abroad, while the spread of the virus is reduced at the national level, the administration of the French leader emphasizes.

“In this regard, the President of France and the Prime Minister of Great Britain agreed to work together on coordinated measures. This cooperation is especially necessary to control our common border,” the communique says.

“At this stage, quarantine measures do not apply to travelers from France; all measures on both sides will be taken in a coordinated and mutual manner. A working group of the governments of the two countries will be created to ensure this cooperation in the coming weeks,” the document says.