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Police on Thursday discovered a workshop for forging travel documents in a home in Piraeus and arrested a 52-year-old man.
Authorities were led to the workshop by the suspect, a Bulgarian national, who was detained in central Athens after he was found in possession of a shoe box containing passports and passport photos of people.
Romania's presidency of EU Council was excellent, as the number of successfully closed files was very high, President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday before a European Council meeting in Brussels. "The results we have achieved are excellent. Meanwhile, everyone has realised that.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Thursday that the Government is working on an advanced study, a package of measures regarding the improvement of the electoral process, showing that the Gov't takes into account that the voting be carried out on several days, but also considers the extension of the vote by mail.
Romania's Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu on Thursday welcomed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani to discuss opportunities for developing relations but also the situation in the Gulf area, including a recent attack on tankers.
The stage of the Romania-Qatar bilateral relationship was one of the topics addressed on Thursday by Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Qatar, on a visit to Romania, a release by the gov't sent to AGERPRES informed.
President Klaus Iohannis welcomed on Wednesday at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who is on an official visit to Romania. Egypt's head of state was welcomed with a military ceremony.
Bulgaria and Romania are the two countries in the European Union, defined as "modest innovators," a report by the European Commission showed. According to it, Bulgaria has improved its achievements compared to the previous seven years. A sharp decline has been observed from 2011 to 2012, and an improvement has begun.
Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Tuesday chaired the last General Affairs Council (GAC) meeting under the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council.
The text of the censure motion contains "mystification of truth" and doesn't have not even a constructive idea that can "bring the improvement of the current act of governance" to the benefit of Romanians, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Tuesday in the debate of the censure motion called "The Dancila Government must be dismissed!
At a meeting on Tuesday with visiting US Attorney General William Barr, Romania's Prime Minister Viorica Dancila voiced the determination of her government to strengthen relations with the USA, with Romania being a supporter of co-operation between the United States and the European Union. "The Romanian government and the Romanian society are deeply attached to the European and Western values.
President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday welcomed to the Cotroceni Presidential Palace US Attorney General William Barr, with the latter underscoring the importance of Romania remaining a predictable, stable and accountable ally that promotes democratic values and the rule of law.
The plenary sitting of Parliament in which the censure motion called "The Dancila Government must be dismissed! No OUGs, no access passwords and no queues for voting" is to be debated has started. Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and ministers of the Cabinet are attending the sitting. A number of 250 MPs are in the plenary hall, according to the presence via the electronic vote.