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Romania's Defence Minister Gabriel Les will be attending, April 4-5, a meeting in Warsaw of the B9 Initiative defence ministers.
Senate President Calin Popescu-Tariceanu stated on Wednesday evening, when referring to the statements of some European officials on the justice issue, that they fall under the electoral campaign for the elections to the European Parliament and they cannot provide any concrete evidence regarding what the government has done wrong.
The Foreign Policy Department of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) considers that a recent letter by 12 embassies expressing concerns about the rule of law in Romania "explicitly" violates the provisions of the Vienna Convention that official communication of the embassies is done with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, while also being discourteous to a government designated by a legitimate majo
Environment and Energy Minister Yorgos Stathakis has said that despite the popular backlash from the Prespa Agreement, North Macedonia's EU prospects and course will serve to highlight the benefits of the accord.
Stathakis said it will take time for the positive repercussions of the agreement to become evident to the general public.
European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas congratulated on Wednesday the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the agreement reached on the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation for 2021-2027 - Horizon Europe.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Wednesday said she is surprised by the statements made by First Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans, arguing that there has been total openness on the Romanian authorities' behalf towards the steps our country has to take.
AGERPRES special correspondent Nicoleta Gherasi reports: Romania's target for renewable energy sources for 2030 is 27.9pct and we hope that the European Commission accepts a target below the average level of Europe, said Zoltan Nagy-Bege, Vice President of the Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE), at the WindEurope Conference & Exhibition, in Bilbao.
The embassies of twelve states that are Romania's international partners and allies, including France, the US and Germany, express concerns about the rule of law in Romania and call on all parties involved in drafting emergency government ordinances modifying justice sector laws "to avoid changes that would weaken the rule of law and Romania's ability to fight crime or corruption".
Romania's Prime Minister Viorica Dancila welcomed on Wednesday, at the end of talks with her Montenegrin counterpart Dusko Markovic, Montenegro's progress with European Union membership negotiations, reaffirming Romania's determination to further support the enlargement process based on the principle of individual merits.
The European Investment Fund (EIF) signed on Wednesday four financing agreements in Romania, extending more than 170 million euros to Romania for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises and to credit students who want to continue their studies abroad.
Ford Puma will be manufactured this year at the plant in Craiova, where the Ford EcoSport and the EcoBoost are currently being manufactured, Ford reported on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila welcomed on Wednesday at the Victoria Palace Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, who is paying an official visit to Romania. After the welcoming ceremony, the two Prime Ministers will have a tete-a-tete meeting, followed by talks in the plenary of the two delegations. At the end of the talks, joint press statements are scheduled to take place.