House of Leyen

EU chief wants ‘level playing field’ with China

The head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said on March 13 she wants to avoid economic dependence on Beijing, but not fully "decouple" the EU's economy from China.

Explaining the stance she took last week when she visited U.S President Joe Biden, Brussels' top official said the European Union was merely seeking a level playing field.

Vucic speaks with von der Leyen

BELGRADE - In a phone call with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic noted Serbia's determination to continue reform processes aimed at ensuring a better life to all citizens and achieving full EU membership status.

Von der Leyen: Managing the Bulgarian-Turkish Border is the Most Urgent Task for Strengthening EU's Land Borders

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, defined the management of the Bulgarian-Turkish border as the most urgent task in connection with the strengthening of the land borders of the EU. She said this to the plenary hall of the European Parliament in Brussels during a debate on migration and asylum.

Ursula von der Leyen: Strengthening the Bulgarian-Turkish Border is a Priority

"Strengthening the key external borders of the EU, with the Bulgarian-Turkish border being a priority." This is what European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a letter to European leaders, in which she lists measures to deal with illegal migration.