Ex-Belgian PM Accuses Von Der Leyen of 'Prolonging Drastically' COVID Pandemic with Vaccine 'Fiasco'

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen drew sharp criticism last month when she hastily proposed triggering Article 16 of the Northern Ireland protocol that effectively established a hard border dividing the Emerald Isle over COVID vaccine export concerns. The decision was quickly reversed after a severe backlash.

Ex-Belgian PM Accuses Von Der Leyen of 'Prolonging Drastically' COVID Pandemic with Vaccine 'Fiasco'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen drew sharp criticism last month when she hastily proposed triggering Article 16 of the Northern Ireland protocol that effectively established a hard border dividing the Emerald Isle over COVID vaccine export concerns. The decision was quickly reversed after a severe backlash.