The Western Balkans summit was held in Brussels yesterday. European Parliament Speaker David – Maria Sassoli said there is a will for the membership process in parliament. He added that the European Parliament has faced opposition from three countries.
“There is a will in the European Parliament for the accession process. We are opposed to the objections of the 3 member states. We need to conclude the geographical map of Europe. We have a gap, called the Western Balkans, ”he said.
David Sassoli underlined that there is willingness for Albania and North Macedonia to move forward with integration. He added that this will facilitate the membership process. “The Western Balkans and the European Union share a common destiny. We strongly believe that the people of EU countries and the Western Balkans will benefit from this enlargement and it can bring the so much needed reconciliation in the neighborhood. This is an important message of this summit. This is a chance to strengthen the European Union, “said Sasoli.