President Klaus Iohannis on Friday, August 23, the Day of Remembrance for Victims of Fascism and Communism, released a message in which he underscores that this day compels us to reiterate "firm" condemnation of both ideologies, in all their forms, and to remember the innocent victims of those regimes.
The president appointed Kaloyan Metodiev as head of his cabinet with a decree today, the presidential press secretariat announced. The post is vacant after Ivo Hristov ran for a BSP MEP and won a seat in the new European Parliament. With another decree, Radev appointed him as head of the Strategic Council to the presidency, in which Metodiev was a member so far.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila suggested to Dacian Ciolos, chairman of the PLUS (Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity, ed. n.) to make an analysis of his own activity as European Commissioner, after the leaders of USR (Save Romania Union, ed. n.) PLUS criticised the nominations by the ruling PSD (Social Democratic Party, ed. n.) for the European Commissioner job.
The leader of the Liberal Deputies, Raluca Turcan and the head of the Liberal Senators, Florin Citu, on Thursday have criticised the Social Democratic Party (PSD) ruling at the National Liberal Party (PNL) National Council meeting.
Liberal deputy Florin Roman proposes that all candidates for a position of mayor, local councilor, county councilor, county council president, MP, MEP or to the Romanian presidency submit an affidavit that they do not have and will not run contracts with the state during the term of office.
As European media report, EU members had officially named Borrell the successor of Federica Mogherini on the position of EU High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security.
Borrell will take over his duty at the end of October, it is said in the European Council statement.