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If we don't embrace the Balkans, others will, says EU's Von der Leyen

Reuters Friday, 8 November 2019
North Macedonia and Albania have made enormous efforts to secure European Union membership, future European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday, implictly contesting France's decision to veto further talks on their accession.
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