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Iohannis: Social Democrats are talking nonsense about summit;chief lawbreaker says I represent foreign interests

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Saturday in Iasi that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) representatives "are talking nonsense about the summit and accuse him of representing foreign interests, adding that the current government "has completely different priorities, other interests than the Romanians," which is why Romania is confronted with numerous issues and obstacles.

Fitch Ratings reconfirms stable outlook rating for Romania

Fitch Ratings has reconfirmed on Friday Romania's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB-' with a Stable Outlook, the Public Finance Ministry (MFP) announced on its Facebook page.

#europeanparliamentelections2019/PSD's Dragnea: Iohannis used Sibiu Summit for his interests

Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea stated on Saturday at the rally organised in Galati that President Klaus Iohannis used the Sibiu Summit for his electoral campaign and his petty interests, adding that he "called his masters" and "begged another sanction against Romania." "You've seen the European leaders in Sibiu, Iohannis was keen to represent Romania just by himself

Deputy PM Birchall meets US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom Brownback

Deputy Prime Minister for implementing Romania's strategic partnerships Ana Birchall met on Saturday with US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback, "context in which the positive example of tolerance and cooperation provided by the Romanian people, the cults and authorities of Romania was remarked." "Today, I a carried out a very good meeting with Mr Sam Brownback, the US

Thousands attend garden party at Elisabeta Palace in spite of rain

Thousands of guests from all the counties of Romania and the Republic of Moldova on Friday attended a traditional garden party at Elisabeta Palace in spite of the rain, alongside Custodian of the Romanian Crown Margareta, Prince Radu, Princess Elena, Alexander Philips Nixon, Princess Sofia and Princess Maria.

INTERVIEW/Calin-Popescu Tariceanu: We don't criticize EU, but ephemeral leaders having lost their compass

Senate President Calin-Popescu Tariceanu told AGERPRES in an interview that a fair representation of Romania in the European Union is needed and that the party he is heading wants equal rights for all Union citizens, regardless of their origin country. "We don't criticize the Union, but the lack of democracy and the exaggerated influence of the bureaucracy from Brussels.

Sibiu on Summit Day - a New Year's Eve-like party with EU flag stars instead of fireworks

Sibiu, a former European Capital of Culture in 2007, lived on Thursday the day when it turned into the political capital of the European Union, hosting a summit of the most important leaders of the continent, a moment that will go down in the history of a city that was more prepared than ever before, aware that it will write history.

PM Dancila: The political decision of some member states impede us to join Schengen Area

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Friday in Arad that "the political decision of some member states impede us to join the Schengen Area," adding that following the informal Summit in Sibiu decisions should be made that can also be noted Romania. "The Sibiu Summit is important for our country, each country which holds the rotating presidency has an informal summit.

From Today The EU Will Live On Ecological Credit

Тhe World Wildlife Fund warned that from today, May 10, the EU will have exhausted the resources that the planet can give it for a year, and noted that this "day of overrun" is occurring earlier every year, reports France.

Tusk Calls EU Summit for May 28

European Council President Donald Tusk said there will be a special summit of EU leaders on May 28, two days after the end of the European election, to "start the process to nominate the next leaders of the EU institutions."

Tariceanu: Glad to have had chance to put my signature on act that restored May 10 national holiday

Senate Chairman Calin Popescu-Tariceanu this Friday expressed his satisfaction for having succeeded, through the act he put his signature on a few years ago, to bring the day of May 10 back to the place it deserves, among the nation's great holidays; Tariceanu added that increasingly more Romanians should understand the role of the monarchy in the development of the nation.

Federica Mogherini: The Future of the Balkans in the EU Must be a Priority

Federica Mogherini reminded the European public that support for European integration in the Balkans is enormous, reported NOVA TV. 

Prior to the start of the EU summit in Sibiu, EU foreign policy and security chief Federica Mogherini sent a message to the European public about the importance of integrating the Western Balkans into the Union.

Tusk: EU ‘stands united’ behind Cyprus

European Council President Donald Tusk says the European Union "stands united" behind Cyprus as tensions between the Mediterranean island nation and Turkey escalate over offshore gas drilling.

Speaking Thursday after an informal EU summit in Romania, Tusk said the EU "expects Turkey to respect the sovereign rights" of its member nation and the bloc will closely monitor the situation.