German Bundestag voted tonight in favour of opening accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania in October.
Very much welcome today’s vote in #German #Bundestag in favour of opening #accession negotiations with #NorthMacedonia and #Albania in October. Acknowledgement of concrete progress is key as incentive for reforms in the #WesternBalkans and for #EU’s credibility! @cducsubt @spdbt
— Johannes Hahn (@JHahnEU) September 26, 2019
The final decision is in the hands of EU leaders and is expected to be made at a summit scheduled for 17 and 18 October this year. Leaders of Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Croatia have already expressed their support during the UN General Assembly meeting, MIA reports.