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#Romania2019.eu/ForMin Melescanu: There is a red line for EU countries that cannot be crossed

Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu stated on Friday, within the informal meeting of the foreign affairs minister of the EU (Gymnich), that two weeks ago when he paid a visit to Chisinau, he conveyed the message that for Romania and for the other member states of the EU there is a red line that cannot be crossed, regarding the fair, democratic and efficient organisation of the elections i

President Iohannis: Agreement on Brexit, negotiated, most efficient mechanism; limits negative consequences for EU citizens

President Klaus Iohannis on Friday welcomed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace the Foreign Affairs Secretary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Jeremy Hunt, in which context he showed that a UK withdrawal without an agreement with the European Union will have significant negative consequences both on this country and the EU member states, reads a press release of the

#Romania2019.eu/Federica Mogherini: Goals achieved through Eastern Partnership would have seemed impossible in my mandate beginning

The goals achieved within the Eastern Partnership (EaP), as well as the commercial and association agreements with Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and Georgia and the visa liberalisation would have seemed impossible not necessarily ten years ago, in the beginning of this cooperation format, but also in the beginning of the mandate of the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Af

NATO chief Stoltenberg: The good news is that European allies invest more in defense

The US has called on its European allies to contribute more to burden sharing as regards the financing of joint defense, and the good news is that they are investing more in the field, as an additional 100 billion dollars are expected to be allocated for defense spending between 2016 - 2020, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday in an interview for private broadcaster Antena

Romania Court Ruling Leaves Country's Army Headless

Romania's army remains leaderless after a Bucharest court annulled a presidential decree that had extended the mandate of the incumbent chief-of-staff.

The ruling on Thursday has raised fears that the conflict between President Klaus Iohannis and the ruling Social Democratic Party might undermine national security.

Dacic at meeting of EU foreign ministers in Bucharest

The meeting is organized by EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and the Romanian EU Presidency.

On the margins of the meeting, Dacic will also participate in an informal working lunch at the invitation of Mogherini and Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu.

#Romania2019.eu/Mogherini says Gymnich - opportunity to discuss not just celebration of Eastern Partnership,but also ways to progress

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini stated on Thursday, prior to the informal meeting of the foreign affairs ministers of the EU (Gymnich), that this meeting represents a good opportunity to discuss not only the celebration of the Eastern Partnership, but also the manner in which progresses can be accomplished.

Iohannis, Stoltenberg about allocating 2pct of GDP to army endowment

President Klaus Iohannis said Thursday that Romania is committed to spending 2 percent of GDP on defence and is ready to carry out the army's endowment programs, but said that, not having enough the exercise of wide-scale strategic endowment programs, things move somewhat slower.

#Romania2019.eu/ Informal Meeting of EU Defence Ministers at Palace of Parliament

Defence ministers from EU Member States gathered at an informal meeting on Thursday morning at the Palace of Parliament to analyze the prospects for the implementation of the EU's Global Strategy for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, an event organized by the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

#Romania2019.eu/EU High Representative Morgherini says EU-NATO partnership is essential

The partnership between the European Union and NATO is essential, being strengthened over the past years and the consolidation of European defence and, at the same time, the EU-NATO cooperation represent a reason of pride, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini stated on Wednesday evening, shortly after arriving in Bucharest in order to attend the info

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