Tag: Ursula von der Leyen
Macedonia 27.11.19 | 19:34

Von der Leyen: New enlargement rules should not apply to Skopje and Tirana

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told reporters shortly after the European Parliament’s election of the composition of the Commission that Macedonia and Albania deserved to start EU negotiations, MIA’s correspondent reported. I am fully convinced that it is in our strategic...

World 11.11.19 | 20:25

New EC president attacks Macron for opening the door to Russia in Western Balkans after blocking EU membership talks for Macedonia and Albania and

French President Emmanuel Macron has opened the door to Russia in the Western Balkans after blocking EU membership talks for Macedonia and Albania, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in Berlin. She urged European leaders to start accession talks immediately because as she said...

Macedonia 07.11.19 | 19:56

Von der Leyen expects Varhelyi to continue supporting negotiations with Skopje and Tirana

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, in a letter sent to Enlargement Commissioner candidate Oliver Varhelyi, say she expects him to continue to push for opening negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania. Practice requires the elected president to send her commissioner candidates their...

Macedonia 15.07.19 | 14:33

Committed to starting Macedonia, Albania accession negotiations

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, nominee for European Commission President, says she is committed to starting EU accession negotiations with Macedonia and Albania. In response to questions from the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (SD) in the European Parliament, von der...

World 02.07.19 | 22:23

EU leaders nominate Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen to lead Commission

EU leaders agreed on Tuesday to nominate German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the next European Commission president and to pick Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel to lead the European Council. Under the deal announced by Council President Donald Tusk, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep...