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PM Orban: There are two greater piorities for Gov't: Unirii motorway and Sibiu-Pitesti motorway

The construction of the Iasi-Targu Mures and Sibiu-Pitesti motorways are two of the Government's greater priorities, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said in Iasi on Friday. Attending the events dedicated to the Unification of the Romanian Principalities, the head of the Executive showed that both motorways "are fundamental to ensure the connection between the historical provinces".

President Iohannis to attend Fifth World Holocaust Forum

AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports reports: Romania's President Klaus Iohannis participates today in the Fifth World Holocaust Forum dedicated Holocaust remembrance, which takes place at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

Increasing flexibility among EU funds, a gov't goal, says PM Orban

One of the government's goals is to increase flexibility among the European funds, from 5 percent to 15 percent so as to be able to allocate the money to Romania's priorities from other programmes, on Wednesday said Prime Minister Ludovic Orban at a briefing at the Victoria Palace. "I said that they [the European funds for the transport infrastructure, ed.

President Iohannis, welcomed by Israeli counterpart Rivlin

AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: President Klaus Iohannis was welcomed on Tuesday by his Israeli counterpart, Reuven Rivlin, at the official residence of the President of the State of Israel, Beit HaNassi in Jerusalem, on the occasion of the former's visit in Israel. Reuven Rivlin thanked Klaus Iohannis for this visit. "It's my pleasure.

PSD' Ciolacu says he'll sign PES activists Romania's petion on minimum European salary

PSD's (Social Democratic Party) interim leader Marcel Ciolacu announced on Saturday that he will sign the petition launched by PES activists Romania on a European minimum salary and proposed that Social Democrats also join this initiative. "I know that PSD needs to become active again at European level. We have to take responsibility for what we did wrong and work together.

President Iohannis, quite skeptical about censure motion

President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday that he is quite skeptical about the Social Democratic Party (PSD) tabling of a censure motion against the Orban Government. "Statements are made in the heat of the moment, and everyone declares their acceptance or the other way around. To be honest, I'm quite skeptical about the statement about the motion," Iohannis said at Cotroceni Palace.

Iohannis: Romania supports EU efforts, higher involvement in Middle East de-escalation

Romania supports the efforts of the European Union - which needs to get more involved, of its strategic partners and of the international community to de-escalate the situation in the Middle East, favor dialogue and seek sustainable solutions in the region, President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday at the meeting with the diplomatic mission heads accredited in Bucharest.

POST-REVOLUTION ROMANIA, 1990: Romania's Ecologist Party (PER) comes into existence

On January 16, 1990, the Ecologist Party of Romania (PER) was founded, under the leadership of Adrian Manolache, according to "Romania: data and facts. 1989-2009,'' published by AGERPRES in 2010. On April 20, 1990, a convention of the party's National Conference elected Otto Ernest Weber as chairman, after Adrian Manolache resigned office.

Worried Romania Partially Scraps Cooperation With Moldova

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday announced that Bucharest will partially revoke cooperation projects committed to Moldova, as his office is "not convinced" that the current government in Chisinau is on what he called "the European track".

Lockheed Martin Voices Interest in Projects in Romania

The world's largest weapons manufacturer, the US military technology giant Lockheed Martin, has expressed interest in developing new research projects in Romania, including in the field of new technologies such as artificial intelligence.

UPDATE President Iohanis: Gov't to shortly promote legislation for two-round mayoral elections

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that the government will promote, "in a very short time," legislation for two-round mayoral elections. "I can tell you that, in a very short time, the government will promote legislation for two-round mayoral elections," Iohannis told a news conference at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace.