Leyen reiterates Support for Macedonia’s Integration in EU

Responding to the open letter of the Social Democrats in the European Parliament, the candidate for President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen reiterated her positions concerning the integration of Macedonia and Albania in the EU. “I am committed to opening negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia about future membership in the EU. North Macedonia is a bright example of positive achievements and I pledge my support despite the well-known reservations expressed by some EU leaders, like French president Emanuel macron or Cutch PM Mark Rutte,” Leyen says.