Tag: Johannes Hahn
Macedonia 17.06.20 | 17:51

Hahn on Prespa Agreement: I’m proud to have contributed to this achievement

Former enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn says Macedonia two years after signing the Prespa Agreement is on a good way on its path towards the EU, MIA’s Brussels correspondent reports. Two years ago, the Prime Ministers of Greece and Macedonia, Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev, signed a truly historic...

Macedonia 03.04.20 | 13:21

Mancevski and Hahn sign agreement for Macedonia joining EU ISA² programme

Macedonia has joined the European Union’s ISA² programme that supports the development of digital solutions that enable public administrations, businesses and citizens in Europe to benefit from interoperable cross-border and cross-sector public services. The European Commission and Macedonia have...

Macedonia 14.11.19 | 19:01

After Macedonia’s blockade, Vucic asked Hahn why he should continue dialogue with Pristina

Outgoing EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn in an interview with Financial Times echoed the disappointment that Macedonia and Albania were not allowed to start accession negotiations with the European Union. Han says the blockade came at a time when efforts were needed EU to step up to become a stronger global...

Macedonia 24.10.19 | 11:50

Hahn: Frankly speaking after the decision of the EU Council, we are helpless

Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn again sharply criticized France’s negative stance and the European leaders’ refusal to make a decision to start accession negotiations with Macedonia and Albania, saying the consequences for both countries and the region could be disastrous. Hahn said...

Macedonia 15.10.19 | 13:36

Hahn: EU risks losing influence on Balkans

The European Union risks losing its influence in the Western Balkans if it fails to send a clear signal for the start of accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn told Austrian news agency APA. If,...

World 10.09.19 | 14:27

Hungary to take over Hahn’s post

Former Minister of Justice of Hungary László Trócsányi is officially nominated for the position ‘Neighbourhood and Enlargement’ portfolio in the Commission of Ursula von der Leyen. The news was announced today at the press conference in Brussels, where von der Leyen announced her picks for 27...

Macedonia 11.08.19 | 10:20

Hahn tweets after Doris Pack called on European bureaucrats

After German politician and EPP Women president, Doris Pack called on the European bureaucrats to react to the Racket case, Johannes Hahn, EU Enlargement Commissioner, sent a “mild” message on Twitter. The fight against high level corruption must continue uninterrupted. Concerning the latest...

World 28.05.19 | 15:35

Hahn will present the EU enlargement package on Wednesday

Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn will present on Wednesday the EU enlargement package. At the same time, the European Commission says it cannot officially confirm when the progress reports relating to candidate countries will be adopted and published. Hahn...

Macedonia 10.04.19 | 15:34

Hahn: I have been reassured by Mickoski they will not boycott the presidential election

Once our partners fulfill the clear criteria we have set, the EU also needs to live up to its commitment and take the accession process of North Macedonia to the next stage. Credit where credit is due! That is a matter of EU credibility, EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn tells MIA Your statement...

Macedonia 14.02.19 | 14:10

Johannes Hahn expresses condolences for bus crash victims

European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Johannes Hahn expressed his condolences for the tragic Skopje-Tetovo bus crash victims. “Deeply saddened by last night’s tragic accident in North Macedonia’s Skopje -Tetovo highway. Our thoughts are with the families...

Macedonia 25.01.19 | 16:07

EU’s Hahn: Prespa Agreement ‘a historic breakthrough’

Social media is becoming flooded with praise after the ratification of the Prespa Agreement in Greece. Commissioner Johannes Hahn referred to Macedonia as “soon to be North Macedonia” and called the deal a historic breakthrough. The #Prespa agreement resolving the name dispute between #Greece...