Protection and Guard Service
Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu told a news conference on Thursday, occasioned by the launching of the Finnish Presidency at the EU Council, that Romania counts on Finland's support in terms of joining Schengen. "The decision to allow Romania and Bulgaria to join the Schengen Area should be taken into account.
Parliament in plenary session on Friday cleared the 2019 State Budget Bill, 275 to 122 and 2 abstentions.
Social Democratic Party (PSD) Chairman Liviu Dragnea said on Thursday that President Klaus Iohannis would be a "puppet" and at a same time a "beneficiary" of the parallel state and that the Protection and Guard Service (SPP) head Lucian Pahontu would be leading a group of people belonging to various institutions, with the main goal of making money and controlling the state institutions.
President Klaus Iohannis has decided to call on the Supreme Council for National Defence (CSAT) to convene in session on September 4 to look into proposals to revise the 2018 budgets of the national security organisations.
The current priority zero for the Permanent Mission of Romania to the UN is Romania's candidacy for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council in 2020-2021. '' Only 15 states are there, five of which are permanent members.
National Liberal Party (PNL) Chairman Ludovic Orban stated on Monday that the Liberals will not support Parliament's involvement with regard to the assessment of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) and the leadership of this institution.
The Supreme Council for the Country's Defence (CSAT) has endorsed on Tuesday's meeting the proposals of the Prime minister referring to the entry and stationing on Romanian territory, over May - June 2015, of forces and means belonging to the Portuguese Army, with four F-16 Falcon aircraft and the respective staff - rd 150 military and civilians - with the aim to train and conduct NATO Air Poli