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Romania supports an increased role of NATO in the Middle East region and in combating terrorism, stated, on Friday, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu in Brussels, before the extraordinary meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council, called by the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. The agenda of the meeting features the situation in Iran and Iraq.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban announced on Friday having decided with President Klaus Iohannis that holding early elections will be the best solution now for Romania. "The President of Romania and I have decided that it is best for Romania to hold early elections.
Croatia is due to hold a general election at some point in 2020, possibly in late autumn.
The European Commission and European Parliament will establish the so-called Conference on the Future of Europe, a political body aimed at engaging EU citizens to reform democracy in 2020-2022. It is expected to be up and running in the second half of the year.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban stated on Thursday evening, in the context of his visit to Brussels, that the decisions at the European Union level create consequences and Romania should become more influential, more involved in the decision making process. "What happens in Brussels has direct consequences in the life of any citizen.
President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday about an amendment to the Budget Law under which the Pro Romania party receives public subsidies that he considered the piece of legislation good enough to be promulgated. "Promulgation is not possible with objections. It is something that is either done or not done.
Romania's interests were not affected by the aggravation of the security situation in the Middle East, stated on Thursday, in a press statement at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, President Klaus Iohannis. "In the past days we have observed the aggravation of the security situation in the Middle East, which affects especially the stability in Iraq and in the region.
If the North Atlantic Treaty Organization considers that a more intense involvement against terrorism is important, Romania will participate, said Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, on Thursday, at the NATO headquarters.
Romania has met all the requirements for accession to Schengen, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban told a press conference held at the headquarters of the Permanent Representation of Romania to the European Union on Thursday. He had earlier met the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. "We have approached the Schengen issue.
AGERPRES special correspondent Dana Piciu reports: Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has stated on Thursday that it is important that Romania benefit from an allocation of the EU budget which takes into account the existing realities. "At the meeting with the European Commission President we approached several topics, firstly the EU budget. I reiterated our views regarding the budget.
AGERPRES special correspondent Dana Piciu reports: Prime Minister Ludovic Orban is set to have a meeting on Thursday with the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, to discuss, among other things, the EU budget and the Green Deal.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban on Thursday, the last day of his working visit to Brussels, has scheduled meetings with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. In the first half of the day, Orban will have talks with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, followed by joint press statements.
AGERPRES special correspondent Dana Piciu reports: Prime Minister Ludovic Orban stated on Wednesday that at the European Parliament level all the representatives of Romania, regardless of the party they belong to, should have a very close dialogue and they should coordinate their standpoints in order to support the country's interests.
January 8, 1990 saw the authorization, by the Bucharest Municipal Court, of post-communist Romania's first political party - the Christian Democratic National Peasant Party (PNTCD) led by Corneliu Coposu (b. May 20, 1914 - d. November 11, 1995).