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PM Dancila in New Year message: I assure you we continue to make right decisions for Romania

Bucharest, Dec 31 /Agerpres/ - Prime Minister Viorica Dancila sent, on Monday, a New Year's message in which she said that in 2019 as well, the governmental team will continue to make "the right decisions for Romania", mentioning that the purpose of the Executive is a "clear one - a sustainable economic growth and major investments to bring a better standard of living for as many citize

Pro-Europeans Take on Moldova's 'Old Guard' in Election

All the main political parties in Moldova on Wednesday or Thursday submitted their lists of candidates to the Central Electoral Commission for the parliamentary elections due on February 24.

Under the new and controversial "mixed" electoral system, half the winning candidates for the 101 seats will come from party lists and half will be elected in constituencies.

Rights Groups Criticise Albanian PM's Push to 'Discipline' Media

The European Federation of Journalists, European Centre for Press & Media Freedom, PEN International and Reporters Without Borders criticised on Wednesday new restrictive laws on online media in Albania.

The laws were proposed by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama as part of his drive against "defamation".

PSD's CN meeting to convene on Sunday at Parliament Palace; Mihai Fifor to be validated CN president

The National Council (CN) meeting of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) convenes on Sunday at the Palace of Parliament, in order to validate the new CN president and elect the chiefs of the specialised departments of the Social-Democrats.

The meeting is scheduled to start at 16:00hrs.

National Strategy for Romania's Durable Development 2030, launched

The Department for Durable Development within the Romanian Government's General Secretariat (SGG) launched on Monday the National Strategy for Romania's Durable Development 2030 which provides for, among other things, the setting up of an inter-departmental committee in the filed led by the prime minister.

Minister-delegate Ciamba: The EU must have appropriate tools to act regionally and globally

In the Romania's vision, the European Union (EU) must have the appropriate tools to act on a regional and global level, following principles such as efficiency, consistency of its action, "especially in its neighborhood" honouring the commitments undertaken, Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba said on Thursday at the beginning of a seminar called "Stre

Bulgaria and Norway to Work Together on Joint Projects Related to Western Balkans

Bulgaria and Norway are going to work together on joint projects in the Western Balkans in order to urge young people to stay and develop in their home countries, reported the Bulgarian National Radio.

This was agreed by Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva and Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide.