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The EU can start negotiations with Albania-Macedonia

Over membership. A unanimous agreement, but no date set

24 March, 15:36
(ANSA) - BRUSSELS, MARCH 24 - The EU ministers gave green light to the beginning accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia. A unanimous agreement between the 27 member countries was announced today after a video conference meeting.

In their conclusions, according to EU sources, the ministers responsible for European Affairs gave the green light to Albania and North Macedonia without however setting a date for the opening of the negotiations. The historic decision came after three postponements in two years and overcoming France's and Holland's opposition. (ANSA).

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