Summit, Von der Leyen: 1 billion Euro support for energy. We support the integration process of the region

16:35 06/12/2022 The President of the EC, Ursula von der Leyen, appreciated the welcome given in Tirana by Prime Minister Edi Rama for the summit between the EU and the Western Balkans. She said that this summit was fantastic and excellent. Speaking about the topics that have been discussed between the leaders, Von der Leyen … Read more

Enlargement, Von der Leyen: Membership based on merit. Rama: We will not ask for a discount

15:16 03/11/2022 After the “Berlin Process” summit, a conference was held between the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, the EC President, Ursula von der Leyen and the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama. One of the issues that were asked was the enlargement of the European Union. Von der Leyen said that the membership process is … Read more

Von der Leyen: The Commission will provide 1 million Euros for the energy of the Western Balkans

15:03 03/11/2022 Von der Leyen stated at the press conference that the commission will provide a significant energy support package for the Western Balkans, 1 billion Euros in grants. This support package will be approved in December and made available in January. “This unprecedented crisis requires unprecedented actions and steps. I am pleased to announce … Read more

Von der Leyen meeting with President Begaj

17:43 27/10/2022 The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, made an official visit to Tirana this Thursday. After finishing the press conference with Prime Minister Edi Rama, Von der Leyen went to the premises of the Presidency where he met with the head of state, Bajram Begaj. “The new level of Albania’s … Read more

EU summit on December 6 in Albania, Von der Leyen reveals the topics that will be discussed

17:30 27/10/2022 “It’s going to be a really nice summit here in Albania“ The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, alongside Prime Minister Edi Rama, also spoke about the topics that are expected to be discussed at the joint summit between the heads of the European Union and those of the Western … Read more

Von der Leyen: 80 mln Euro grant for Albania to cope with the energy crisis

16:58 27/10/2022 In the joint press conference with Prime Minister Edi Rama, the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, presented the European Union’s plan for coping with the energy crisis. “Russia is violating international order, international law. Russia is trying to use energy as a weapon and we all felt the effects. … Read more

Ursula von der Leyen visits Tirana on Thursday, agenda

Archive photo 18:30 26/10/2022 The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, will pay an official visit to our country on Thursday. The agenda made public by the Prime Minister foresees a bilateral meeting between the two delegations at the Prime Minister’s office and then a joint press conference between Prime Minister Edi … Read more

Charles Michel admits he ‘hasn’t slept well at night’ after Ursula von der Leyen ‘sofagate’

European Council President Charles Michel said he can’t sleep at night because of a humiliating seating gaffe that relegated the female EU commissioner to a sofa during a meeting on women’s rights. Ursula Von der Leyen, the first female president of the European Commission, expressed surprise and raised a hand in disbelief when she found … Read more

Ursula von der Leyen left without a chair at EU summit in Turkey

This is the awkward moment Ursula von der Leyen was left without a seat during a summit in Turkey when her male counterparts grabbed the only two available chairs – before the trio discussed women’s rights. The incident took place in Ankara on Tuesday as Von der Leyen, the EU commission president, met with Turkish … Read more

Ursula von der Leyen ‘refused to sign’ world leaders’ pandemic plea

J. V. Bainimarama, prime minister of Fiji Antonio Luis Santos da Costa, prime minister of Portugal Klaus Iohannis, president of Romania Boris Johnson, UK Prime Minister,  Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya Emmanuel Macron, president of France Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany Charles Michel, president of the European Council Kyriakos Mitsotakis, … Read more