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Legal security most important title under new Human Rights Action Plan: Minister

The most important item of the new Human Rights Action Plan is the fact that it introduces measures for legal security, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül has said, informing that all the necessary works for the full implementation of the plan will be accomplished in two years.

CoD Petrescu to pay official visit to Netherlands

Romania's Chief of Defence Staff (CoD) Daniel Petrescu is paying an official visit to the Netherlands March 3-4. According to a press statement the National Defence Ministry (MApN) sent to AGERPRES, Petrescu is scheduled to meet Dutch Chief of Defence Rob Bauer to discuss bilateral co-operation inside NATO and the EU.

Turkey should follow EU's path towards green economy: Ambassador

Turkey should follow the path of the European Union towards a more sustainable, efficient and green economy, a member of the EU delegation to Turkey said on March 2. 

Against the backdrop of the Circular Economy Week of Turkey, Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut pointed out that the Green Deal is one of the most important programs for the EU in the post-pandemic period.

FIC: Investments planned for 2021 are an all-time high, can serve as catalyst to relaunch economy

The investments planned for this year, amounting to 61.4 billion lei, represent an all-time high and can act as a catalyst for the relaunch of economic growth, said the representatives of the Foreign Investors Council (FIC), which welcomes the adoption of the budget by Parliament. FIC considers that the budget reflects a balanced vision that favors Romania's economic recovery.

Turkey’s Under-Pressure Erdogan Pledges to Boost Human Rights

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaking in Istanbul in December 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE/ERDEM SAHIN

Erdogan pledged to strengthen freedom of expression and assembly in the country, as well as the right to a fair trial, as part of the plan which he said will be implemented in two years.

"It is not a wish list. We will do everything to substantiate this plan," Erdogan said.