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Energy security, the importance of the nuclear sector, the development of indigenous energy sources, and the energy situation of the Republic of Moldova were some of the topics approached by Romanian Minister for Energy Razvan Nicolescu in his speech at the meeting of the Council of EU Energy Ministers in Luxembourg on Friday.
BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Defence Bratislav Gasic met on Friday with officers who will assume the duty of military envoys in eight countries in the next few months.
As of this year, Serbia will, for the first time, have military envoys in Brazil, Poland, Angola and the United Arab Emirates, while four officers will take over regular duties in China, Romania, Algeria and Croatia.
Nearly half a million vehicles have run along Danube Bridge 2 connecting Bulgaria's north-western city of Vidin to Romania's Calafat since its launch on June 14, 2013.
The heaviest traffic is recorded in July, August and September, Vladimir Andreev, CEO of the company operating the facility, told Bulgarian Telegraph Agency.
A review of a precautionary agreement between Romania and the IMF and the EU has been put off to November, after the government has drafted its 2015 budget, according to Romanian officials.
Romania's international financial partners will have to understand that a competitive energy market and lower labour taxes will make Romania a more prosperous and more stable country, Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta told a Euromoney conference on Thursday on regional finance and investment for South-East Europe.
The Romanian government on Wednesday announced the launch of the sale of a 51-per-cent stake in the electricity distributor Electrica, from which it hopes to raise up to 1.95 billion lei (some 435 million euro).
The sale forms a major part of the Romania's privatisation strategy, which has been agreed with the International Monetary Fund, IMF.