Romania to Buy F-35 Fighter Jets from the US

Romania will purchase F-35 Lightning II fighter jets from the US, the Supreme National Defense Council decided at its meeting today, BTA reported.

Members of Romania's Supreme Council of National Defense approved the so-called "Concept for achieving operational air defense capability with fifth-generation multi-role aircraft", announced the administration of President Klaus Iohannis.

PKS to host Serbia-Romania business forum on April 13

BELGRADE - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia (PKS) will host a Serbia-Romania business forum in Belgrade on April 13.

It will be attended by 30 Romanian firms from several of the country's regions.

The Romanian business delegation will be comprised of companies from the construction, IT, textile, energy and transport industries, the PKS has announced.

Romania Moves to Lift Ban on Courts Using Secret Service Wiretappings

Political analysts have criticised moves in Romania to make wiretappings carried out by the secret services usable once again as evidence in corruption cases.

The moves comes as Romania is to receive billions of euros from the EU funds, which are seen as likely to boost the temptation of corruption and embezzlement.

TBI profits post 29% increase in 2022

TBI Bank on Monday reported net profits of 35.5 million euros in 2022, up 29% from the previous year.

The bank, which began activities in Greece in April 2022, said it received 1.3 million applications for financing in Romania, Greece and Bulgaria and disbursed funds worth €726 million in 2022, up 34% from 2021.

Scholz in Romania: A Stronger NATO presence is needed in the Black Sea

President of Romania Klaus Iohannis met today with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

"Today's discussions were aimed at strengthening our relations. I reminded of the authentic connection between the two countries, between the Romanian community in Germany and the ethnic Germans in Romania," announced Iohannis, quoted by