European Council in Brussels
AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: The Romanian citizens living in the UK will be very well protected under the Brexit Agreement, said on Friday President Klaus Iohannis, who participated in the meeting of the European Council in Brussels. "The very good news related to what we discussed yesterday is that we reached a deal on Brexit on the discussed agreement.
Outgoing Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, national leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), said in Constanta on Thursday evening that a prime minister-designate cannot make a decision on Romania's pick for European commissioner, arguing that President Klaus Iohannis made a "big mistake" by saying in Brussels that a government duly dismissed in Parliament cannot make a proposal for European
It is very important for the Balkans, the region and our relations with North Macedonia and Albania that these countries are given EU Membership perspective. It would be a historic mistake if they were not allowed to enter EU accession negotiations today. This was what Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said before the start of today's meeting of the European Council in Brussels.
AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: President Klaus Iohannis stated that the agreement regarding the exit of the United Kingdom from the community bloc announced on Thursday doesn't change anything in what regards the Romanians in the UK and said he is optimistic that this agreement will be approved in the European Council.
President Klaus Iohannis will be attending a meeting of the European Council in Brussels, October 17-18.
The British Government will present a detailed updated plan for Brexit. In the next few days, the details of the text are expected to be made public. The time for London's negotiations with the EU is coming to an end with the European Council in Brussels on 17 October. It is expected to make clear how the UK will leave the EU at the end of the month.
EU leaders will try to reach compromise regarding the names of the future Chairman of European Commission, which is the main point of disagreement.
The President of European Council, EU Foreign Affairs Minister, and President of European Central Bank should also be elected at this point.
President Klaus Iohannis participated on Thursday and Friday in the meeting of the European Council in Brussels, context in which he presented the results of the Romanian Presidency at the EU Council and reconfirmed Romania's firm support for the Eastern Partnership.