She attended the ceremony marking the launch of works on the modernization and rehabilitation of the Nis-Brestovac railway on the international railway Corridor 1, and referred to the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, i.e. on Kosovo and Metohija. The ceremony was also attended by the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vui.
Today, she will meet with the Prime Minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabi, and participate in the launch of the project on the railway Corridor 10.
Von der Leyen arrived in Belgrade last night, and was greeted at the airport by President Aleksandar Vui, after which the two officials had talks at the "Mir" Villa.
The European Commission is hoping to start accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia before the end of the year, its president Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday, as she started a regional tour ahead of the EU-Western Balkans summit on 6 October, news wires reported. "The future of North Macedonia is in the EU. We want you by our side.
President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen will come to Bucharest on September 27, which means that the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) is approved for Romania, Prime Minister Florin Citu stated on Friday. "Ms. Ursula von der Leyen announced her program and will come to Romania on September 27, which means that the PNRR is approved for Romania, as I said.
Ljubljana – Commending on the State of the Union address by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Delo says in Thursday’s front-page commentary that visions and proposals are not enough in the realism of European politics, as it depends mainly on the will of member states how the bloc will function.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is to give her annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament on Wednesday in the French city of Strasbourg. Likely talking points include her proposals to help tackle the climate crisis - set out in July - and frozen efforts to reform the bloc's migration system could also feature in her speech, dpa reported.
The EU has achieved its goal of fully vaccinating 70 percent of its population against COVID-19, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Tuesday. "I want to thank everyone who made it possible to achieve this great thing," she said.
"But the pandemic is not over. We need more. I call on everyone who can to be vaccinated," Von der Layen said.