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Hungarian President’s Transylvanian High-Altitude Selfie Annoys Romania

Hungarian President Katalin Novak ruffled diplomatic feathers in Romania on Sunday when she posted a picture of herself climbing a mountain peak in Alba County in the centre of Romania standing by a stone painted in Hungarian colours.

Tourism Min.: New deals for more tourists from Romania

The messages from the new agreements reached by the Minister of Tourism Vassilis Kikilias during the successive meetings he held in Bucharest with Romanian tour operators were optimistic and very promising.

Bulgaria will Sign a Contract for the Design of New Gas Interconnector with Serbia

Bulgaria will sign a contract for the design of a new gas interconnector with Serbia, it became clear during a regional energy meeting in Sofia.

It was attended by the Ministers of Energy of Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and North Macedonia.

The key topic of discussion during the meeting was energy security and independence of the whole region.

Romania Plans to Export Black Sea Gas to Moldova, Region

Romania's Energy Minister, Virgil Popescu, on Wednesday said Romania will produce more natural gas than it needs once it starts extracting gas from the Black Sea area - and will then be in a position to export to countries in the region, with Moldova a priority.

Romania will receive the latest version of US “Patriot” Missiles

Romanian companies Romarm and Electromecanica and US-based Raytheon Missiles & Defense have signed a memorandum of understanding for the production of SkyCeptor interceptor missiles in Romania. This was reported by the Agerpres news agency.

Controversial Judges Chosen for Romanian Constitutional Court

The bicameral Romanian parliament on Tuesday elected two new judges at the Constitutional Court - Bogdan Licu and Laura-Iuliana Scantei, both of whom are believed to be close to President Klaus Iohannis.

Licu, who was nominated by the Social Democratic Party, PSD, for the position, was supported 208 lawmakers in the Chamber of Deputies while 93 voted against.

Bulgarian PM in Romania: It is a Great Opportunity to Buy Liquefied Gas Together

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov and the delegation that visited Kyiv arrived in Bucharest yesterday on a flight from Warsaw.

In the Romanian capital, the prime minister met with Romanian counterpart Nicolae Ciuca, President Klaus Iohannis and EU Transport Commissioner Adina Valean.

The talks focused on the war in Ukraine and gas supplies to Bulgaria and Romania.

Cyber Attacks Hit Romanian Government Websites

Romania's government announced a series of cyberattacks on websites of key public institutions, including the government and the Defence Ministry, on Friday.

NY Times: Bulgaria has Supplied Weapons to Ukraine through an American Company

Bulgaria and five other countries sell Soviet weapons and ammunition to Ukraine through the US company Ultra Defense Corp., based in Tampa, Florida, according to an analysis by the New York Times. The company works with arms factories in Bulgaria, Romania, Bosnia, Serbia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, which provide the so-called "non-standard ammunition".

Energy exec Robert Golob next new face tipped for PM (bio)

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s potential new prime minister, Robert Golob has made a successful career for himself as an energy executive before returning to politics as a new name just in time for the general election in a manner the country has become well used to since his one-time party boss, Zoran Janković, first made such an attempt.