Senate

Parliament votes State Budget Bill by separate articles; annexes now in for debate

The Parliament plenum adopted on Monday evening the articles of the 2021 State Budget Bill; the annexes thereto, including the one with the budgets of the main budget managing entities - ministries, authorities, agencies and other institutions - are next for debate.

Domestic violence issue discussed by president of Senate with Spanish counterpart

The President of the Senate, Anca Dragu, during a teleconference on Thursday with the President of the Senate of the Kingdom of Spain, María Pilar Llop Cuenca, discussed her project regarding the fight against domestic violence and physical abuse facing women in Romania.

US Security Officials Shift Responsibility, Blame for 6 January Capitol Siege

Missed intelligence was to blame for the outmanned Capitol defenders' failure to anticipate the violent mob that invaded the iconic building and halted certification of the presidential election on Jan. 6, the officials who were in charge of security that day said in their first public testimony on the insurrection.

Dragu: Possibility of opening direct air route between Bucharest and Skopje, considered

Bucharest, Feb 22 /Agerpres/ - Senate President Anca Dragu said on Monday that the possibility of opening a direct air route between Bucharest and Skopje will be considered, when the epidemiological context allows the relaunch of air transport at an optimal capacity. Anca Dragu had a meeting with Gabriel Atanasov, the ambassador of the Republic of North Macedonia to Romania.

Senate: Turkey's Ambassador to Romania, on presentation visit

The stage of vaccination against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, measures to combat domestic violence and human trafficking are among the topics addressed on Tuesday at the meeting between the President of the Senate, Anca Dragu, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Romania, Füsun Aramaz, on a presentation visit.

PSD's Ciolacu: If they force removing Mrs Weber, we will appeal that with Constitutional Court

National leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu said on Tuesday that if the lawmakers of the ruling coalition "force" Renate Weber's being removed from office as the Ombudsman, the Social Democrats will challenge the decision with the Constitutional Court.

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