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Turkey, Romania sign trade protocol

Turkey and Romania signed a protocol for the Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO), Turkish trade minister said on April 19.

MAE: Melescanu in Ankara, in Romania - Turkey - Poland trilateral meeting

Regional and international security and the contribution to meeting NATO's goals were the topics Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu and his counterparts approached within the round of trilateral consultations of the foreign affairs ministers of Romania, Poland and Turkey, carried out over 18 -19 April in Ankara.

PM Dancila: PSD, only party there for Romania's citizens, that defends Romania abroad

Romania and Romanians need the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n.), because it is the only party that is there for Romania's citizens and defends Romania abroad, Premier Viorica Dancila, the PSD's executive president stated at the PSD Botosani County Election Conference. .

Balkan Insight’s Week in Pictures

White storks stand in their nest on the outskirts of Kosovo's capital, Pristina on April 13. Photo: EPA/VAaldrin Xhemaj

Ambassador Ramis calls France-Romania Season undeniable success allowing French public to rediscover Romania

Attending the official opening of the second season of the Romania-France Season on Thursday evening, France's Ambassador to Romania Michele Ramis said the first part of this project was an "undeniable success" in France, having allowed the public to rediscover Romania. "This week is exceptional in the history of the French-Romanian relationships.

"Revolution" file/ No foreigners involved in armed repression; 1,425 people detained for terrorism suspicion, released

In the armed action against the revolutionaries, ordered by Nicolae Ceausescu between 16 and 22 December 1989, no persons from abroad were involved, the repression having been exercised by all the military structures of Romania, namely the Ministry of the Interior - the Securitate [the communist-era secret police, ed.n.] State Department (MI-DSS) and the Ministry of National Defense (MApN), rea

Romania Attorney General Retires Amid Collaboration Row

Romania's Attorney General Augustin Lazar. Photo: EPA-EFE/ROBERT GHEMENT

The High Magistrates Council in Romania on Thursday accepted a request submitted by Attorney General Augustin Lazar, 63, to retire following a row over his alleged collaboration with the former communist regime.

#Europeanelections2019/ PSD tops ballot paper, followed by USR PLUS alliance, Pro Romania

The Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) decided on Wednesday by drawing lots the order of the parties on the ballot paper in the May 26 elections to the European Parliament, with majority party Social Democratic Party (PSD), the opposition 2020 alliance of Save Romania Union (USR) and PLUS, and the Pro Romania Party on the top three spots.

#Romania2019.eu/PM Dancila:100-day stocktaking report:After half -year term, Romania will be talked about with respect

Prime minister Viorica Dancila on Wednesday expressed certainty that at the end of the 180-day term in office of the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Romania will be talked about as a country with "a strong, respected voice" in Europe, adding that as many as 90 legislative files were concluded in the first 100 days of term.

Parliament repeats vote on referendum bill, repeals recommendations to President Iohannis

Parliament on Wednesday repeated a vote on a bill concerning President Klaus Iohannis' request for a national consultative referendum on issues of national concern, eliminating some initial recommendations to the head of state. There were 218 yeas, 11 nays and three abstentions for the new text of the bill.

#Romania2019.eu/Melescanu: We cannot conceive peace and security without transatlantic relation

Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu on Wednesday, in the opening of the "Nato@70 - CSDP@20: A partnership for the future" conference, organised on the sidelines of Romania's Presidency at the EU Council, said that the transatlantic relation remains "essential to the European security and prosperity" and underscored the importance of strengthening this relation.

Importance of preserving independence of justice, addressed by President Iohannis and Germans Grutters, Fabritius

President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday welcomed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace Minister of State Monika Grutters, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, and the German Federal Gov't chargé for German-born immigrants and national minorities Bernd Fabritius, context in which the importance of preserving the independence of justice in a democratic system, compatible with the

PM Dancila, meeting with Executive Secretary of UNECE Olga Algayerova

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila met with Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the UNECE (UN Economic Commission for Europe) on Tuesday, in which context she pointed out that sustainable development is one of Romania's commitments, in the candidacy campaign for the United Nations Security Council included.

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