The so-called MLA Convention is set to be adopted during a diplomatic conference hosted by Slovenia. French Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne defends President Emmanuel Macron after his controversial statements about Europe’s environmental policy. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shows appreciation for Germany’s help in the course of Russia’s war against Ukraine.
According to EC Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, Bulgaria could join the eurozone in 2025. Macedonians score above the European average in terms of their foreign language skills. Slovenia presents plans on cooperation in criminal law to its EU colleagues.
The Schengen Area, the largest border control-free travel area in the world, should soon expand to include at least one new member, if not three. So far, the area consists of 22 EU member states and four non-EU countries. Now three more EU members are knocking on Schengen’s door – Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania.