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ForMin Aurescu, SecState Pompeo discuss forward Black Sea NATO presence

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Wednesday met US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on the sidelines of a meeting in Brussels of NATO chief diplomats. The two senior officials reviewed the agenda of the NATO ministerial meeting and highlighted the importance of advancing NATO's adaptation process in step with developments in security in the Euro-Atlantic area.

ForMin Aurescu, Ambassador Klemm meet to discuss Strategic Partnership between Romania and United States

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, had a meeting on Friday with the US Ambassador to Bucharest Hans Klemm, and with Terri Sewell, a member of the House of Representatives of the US Congress, elected in Alabama, on which occasion they discussed about the Strategic Partnership between Romania and the United States and the new Romanian Government's firm commitment to continue to earmark

ForMin Aurescu, NATO SecGen Stoltenberg discuss enhanced Black Sea NATO presence in phone conversation

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu had a phone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday to discuss, among other things Romania's part in enhancing NATO presence in the Black Sea region.

Virgil-Daniel Popescu, picked for Minister of Economy, Energy, Business Environment and Tourism (bio)

On October 24, 2019, Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban unveiled the composition of the Cabinet that he will submit to the Parliament for a vote. Virgil-Daniel Popescu has been picked for the position of Minister of Economy, Energy, Business Environment and Tourism. He was born on April 25, 1968, in Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Mehedinti County.

Romania PM Calls Continued Control Mechanism ‘Discriminatory’

Romania's interim Prime Minister on Tuesday accused the European Commission of being "discriminatory" after it said it would continue to impose a Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, CVM, on Romania but not on Bulgaria.

The Commission imposed the measure on both Balkan countries after their accession in 2007, to address their problems with corruption.

CVM Report: Evolution on judicial reform, anticorruption fight in first months of 2019 - source of great concern

The evolution of the situation in Romania, the first months of 2019 in terms of judicial system reform and the anticorruption fight was a source of great concern for the Commission, as a result, the European Commission (EC) had to inform the Romanian authorities in May 2019 that if the necessary improvements were not made, or if further negative steps were taken, the Commission would take steps

Ciamba attends General Affairs (Art.50) Council; Romanians in UK, encouraged to register for special status

Minister Delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba attended a new General Affairs (Art.50) Council meeting on Tuesday, in Luxembourg, in which the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, presented the latest developments in the Brexit process, as well as his assessment of the prospects for the negotiations to move towards an agreement that would allow an orderly withdrawal and which could be s

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