Council of the European Union

President Iohannis decorates two former European dignitaries

President Klaus Iohannis decorated on Wednesday former Director General of the Legal Service of the European Union Council Hubert Legal and former Director General of the Directorate-General for Energy within the European Commission Dominique Ristori with the National "Order For Merit," in rank of Commander.

PSD's Dancila: Rovana Plumb's appointment as European Commissioner - an accomplishment for Romania

Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila argues that "the appointment of Rovana Plumb as European Commissioner on behalf of Romania" represents an accomplishment for our country. "Rovana Plumb's appointment as European Commissioner on behalf of Romania represents an accomplishment for our country.

Ramona Manescu meets Michele Ramis, ambassador conveys condolences message to Romania following Kabul attack

The French Ambassador in Bucharest, Michele Ramis, conveyed on Thursday, in the meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ramona Manescu, a message of condolence and solidarity with the Romanian side, following the terrorist attack in Kabul, which resulted in the death of a member of the diplomatic mission of Romania, and appreciated the important role of our country in the most difficult a

President Iohannis says Romania has always supported EU enlargement policy toward Balkans

President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday delivered a message to the opening of a conference on defence co-operation of the Chiefs of Defence/General Staffs of the Balkan Countries - CHODs Balkans in which he says dialogue in this format adds value to regional co-operation and helps strengthen stability and security in the Balkans.

PM Dancila: I urge candidate Iohannis to show evidence to confirm Gov't is corrupt

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila asked "candidate" Klaus Iohannis to urgently present "evidence" to support his statement that the Government she is heading is corrupt, as the President's statement "deeply damages Romania's image." "It is absolutely revolting that Mr.

President Iohannis, Malaysian ambasador discuss situation of Romanians convicted in Malaysia for drug trafficking

President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday welcomed the ambassadors in Romania of Cyprus, Morocco, Malaysia and Estonia, who presented their letters of accreditation at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on Tuesday.

PSD Congress/ Dancila:Romania should be led amongst the people, together with them,not every 5 years

Romania should be led amongst the people, together with them and not every five years, but every day, because the president is indebted to work for the country, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Saturday after being designated the Social Democratic Party's (PSD) candidate in the presidential elections.

Romania favorably answers EC call, offers to take in migrants from Malta

Following the latest developments regarding Mediterranean migrants, Romania has favorably answered a call by the European Commission, which coordinates efforts to identify solutions for saving migrant lives, offering to take in 10 migrants from Malta, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed in a Friday statement.

ForMin Manescu, ambassador Hamilton discuss prospects for developing Romanian-Canadian relations

Romania's Foreign Minister Ramona Manescu on Monday welcomed Canadian ambassador in Bucharest Kevin Hamilton to discuss prospects for the development of Romanian-Canadian relationships, with emphasis on consistent security co-operation, according to a press statement released by the Foreign Ministry (MAE).