Latest News from Romania

Russia might be Preparing a Provocation in the Black Sea – Bulgaria is a Potential Target

Russia is preparing new provocations in the Black Sea, and among the potential targets of provocations are Bulgaria and Romania, the Association for the Reintegration of Crimea, a non-governmental platform that analyzes and seeks solutions to problems after the Russian occupation of Crimea, said in its official Facebook profile.

Romanian Historians Protest Curbs on Access to Archives

Romanian historians have signed an open letter protesting against the decision of the Romanian National Archives, ANR, to limit access to documents in the National Archival Fund.

Allies should encourage Sweden, Finland to meet Turkey’s security needs: FM

NATO allies should encourage Finland and Sweden to take concrete steps regarding Turkey's concerns about the "support given to terror groups," Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on May 27.

The minister reminded that Turkey's opposition to Finland and Sweden's NATO bid is due to their "support to terrorist organizations."

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.