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Majority party calls critical letter of 12 embassies discourteous, explicitly violating Vienna Convention

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

Stathakis touts business opportunities, benefits of Prespa Accord

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.

Romania aims renewable energy target of 27.9pct by 2030 (ANRE)

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.

Embassies of 12 states call on Bucharest authorities to avoid changes that would weaken rule of law

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".

PM Dancila: Romania welcomes Montenegro's progress with EU membership negotiations

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.

European Investment Fund provides 170m euros for SMEs, students in Romania

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.

New Ford Puma to be manufactured at Craiova plant

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.

PM Dancila welcomes Montenegrin counterpart Markovic

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.