We understand that Swiss officials are involved in the discussions and one official is quoted as saying: “It is difficult to let only one country open its ski slopes when others close theirs. There must be coordination. If you have any questions about these terms, please contact us by email at email@example.com. “I would rather have a common agreement at European level: no open ski lifts, nowhere (ski holidays),” he said. Berlin wants to keep Europeans off the slopes by January 10. Many Italians go on the slopes during the Christmas and New Year holidays and the weather is an important part of the local economy for ski resorts all over Europe. Germany wants to close ski slopes across Europe in the fight against the coronavirus, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday. .