Von Der Leyen: Macron Opened Western Balkan Doors to Russia

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, stated from Berlin that with the blockade of the accession talks for Macedonia and Albania with the European Union, Macron opened the Western Balkans door to Russia. Von der Leyen called the European leaders to immediately start the accession talks with the two countries, otherwise, as she stated, “Russia and China can fill the void if the Union does not cement their presence in the region”.