Latest News from Romania EU animal health law provides new possibilities to fight communicable diseases in animals and humans

Agriculture Minister Petre Daea considers that the future European animal health law, which will come into force in April 2021, will create new possibilities to adjust the fight against communicable diseases in animals and humans, playing also an important role in providing new and modern tools in the prevention and control of these diseases.

Natural growth rate in Romania continues to be negative in April 2019

The natural growth rate in Romania continued to be negative in April, 2019, to - 8,560 persons, as against -6,595 persons in the same month of 2018, according to data released on Monday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). The number of live births was lower by 2,282, and the number of deaths by 317.

PRO Romania, member of European Democratic Party as of Tuesday

As of Tuesday, the PRO Romania party becomes a member of the European Democratic Party, "a kind of smaller party, but with pro-European beliefs - social-democrat and liberal", the Pro Romania head Victor Ponta said on Sunday, at the end of the party's Permanent Delegation's sitting. "We cannot go either to the EPP, or to the sovereigntists, or to the extremists," Victor Ponta stressed.

Dan Barna: PRO Romania affiliation to ALDE+RENAISSANCE+USRPLUS, out of the question

Chairman of Save Romanian Union (USR) Dan Barna, on Saturday in Braila, where the USR Political Committee meeting is taking place, in which the delegates voted for the political formation's affiliation to the ALDE+RENAISSANCE+USRPLUS Group of the European Parliament, said that the affiliation of PRO Romania to this EP structure is out of the question.

Gov't: PM Dancila firmly asks respect for Romania's state symbols and public order norms

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila firmly asks respect for Romania's state symbols and public order norms and makes a call to responsibility in respect to political actions and statements referring to the situation in Valea Uzului, the Government informs on Saturday. "I have closely followed that has happened these days in Valea Uzului.

MAE: Romania will stay deeply committed to supporting UN

Romania will stay deeply committed to supporting the UN, and the campaign for obtaining a non-permanent member seat in the UN Security Council "has consolidated the international profile" of our country, reads a Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) release sent to AGERPRES on Friday.

Romania Campaigns to Repair Battered Profile in Brussels

Since the jailing of the former leader of the ruling Social Democrats, PSD, and de facto chief of government, Liviu Dragnea, for corruption on May 27, the government in Romania led by Viorica Dancila has been trying to rebrand itself and shed the damaging heritage that Dragnea left behind.

President Iohannis rejects PM Dancila's deputy pick for tarnished reputation

President Klaus Iohannis on Friday sent a letter to Prime Minister Viorica Dancila explaining why he does not appoint Titus Corlatean as deputy prime minister and asking Dancila to come up with another pick for future holder of Romania's portfolios of strategic partnerships.

IMF suggests Romania to change policy course to avoid likelihood of boom-bust scenario

Romania's consumption-fueled growth has raised macroeconomic imbalances, including inflation pressure and increased fiscal and current account deficits, so a change in the course of policies is needed to reduce the likelihood of another boom-bust scenario, the International Monetary Fund writes in its Staff Concluding Statement of the 2019 Article IV Mission posted on Friday.