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Ana Birchall on Thursday presented the stocktaking report of her term as Deputy Prime Minister for the implementation of the strategic partnerships, stressing that the development, consolidation and deepening of the strategic partnerships are and will remain Romania's main goals.
The National Authority for Consumer Protection (ANPC) has decided not to send samples within the European study assessing the differences regarding food product composition, on the grounds of the neutrality in the context of Romania's taking over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, said ANPC President Marius Pirvu at the presentation of the stocktaking report of the Ministry of
Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici said on Thursday that there is no time for the budget revision to be approved July 31, as initially planned, but the government could pass it a week later.
Romania's women's artistic gymnastics team made up of Irina Antonia Duta, Silviana Maria Sfiringu-Gheorghe and Ioana Andreea Stanciulescu, won the silver medal in the team competition at the Baku 2019 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival. Russia ranked first with 108.050 points, followed by Romania (106.800) and Great Britain (103.850).
Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila mentioned, when referring to the events which occurred on 10 August, that the attempt to enter through violence in the Government building represents a unacceptable thing and "it looks like a coup d'etat." "When there's an attempt to enter Romania's Government [building], the entrance to Romania's Government is forced, I believe t
Daniel Horodniceanu, Catalin-Laurentiu Borcoman and Claudiu Dumitrescu are the three candidates shortlisted by the Romanian Ministry of Justice (MJ) for the office of European prosecutor.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said that, in respect to the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM), she would like a much better dialogue between Romania's Government and the European institutions, pointing out that she had talked with acting European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans on this topic.
Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu says that he will run for President in order to battle Klaus Iohannis on equal footing, arguing that Romania's fate must be in the hands of highly seasoned, competent politicians, and "not of lab creations teleported to Cotroceni".
In an end of term message this Wednesday, outgoing Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu says that he has always assumed both successes and failures, and that the position held at the Foreign Affairs Ministry's helm has given him the chance to serve the interests of Romanians and not those of politicians.
BSP has demanded resignations because of the African swine fever, which has already caused a state of emergency in some regions of the country - in Ruse, Pleven and Razgrad. In front of the media in parliament, BSP stated that they wanted the resignations of the director of the Bulgarian Labor Office Damian Iliev and the agriculture minister Desislava Taneva.
The Romanian government will offer the Republic of Moldova its full support with the implementation of environmental, health and education projects, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday, mentioning that the two states have a common interest in transport infrastructure interconnection projects and in reducing roaming fees.
Almost 800 people asked Romania for international protection in the first half of 2019 according to the country's General Immigration Inspectorate (IGI).
Ramona Manescu, Nicolae Moga and Mihai Fifor took the oath of office on Wednesday in the presence of President Klaus Iohannis for the Interior and Foreign Affairs Ministries office, Deputy Prime Minister for implementing Romania's strategic partnerships office respectively. The head of state wished success to the new three members of the Dancila Cabinet.
Main credit challenges facing Romania include the expansionary fiscal policy stance and deteriorating current account balance, according to the findings of a Moody's Investors Service annual report, which predicts real GDP growth of 3.3pct in 2019 and 3.5pct in 2020 backed by resilient domestic demand.