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Iohannis: Romania, fully devoted to strong transatlantic relation, close EU - US and EU - NATO cooperation

AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: Romania is "fully devoted" to a strong transatlantic relation and a close cooperation between the EU and the US and between the EU and NATO, President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday. "A strong transatlantic cooperation has always been and will remain an essential prerequisite for our economies' and our citizens' prosperity. Oprea to chair informal meeting of Trade Ministers of EU member states, between 21-22 Feb

The Trade Ministers of the EU gather in Bucharest between 21 and 22 February, at the informal meeting that will be chaired by Business Environment, Trade and Entrepreneurship Minister Stefan-Radu Oprea, in the context of Romania's Presidency at the EU Council.

At European summit, Iohannis voices support for implementation of Digital Single Market objectives

AGERPRES special correspondent to Brussels, Belgium, Madalina Cerban reports:

At the European Council meeting in Brussels on Friday, Romania's President Klaus Iohannis reaffirmed support for the implementation of the Digital Single Market objectives.

Council Authorises Opening of Negotiations with WTO Members on Brexit-related Adjustments

In preparation for the UK's withdrawal from the EU, the Council today authorised the Commission to open formal negotiations within the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on how to divide up existing EU tariff rate quotas (TRQs) between the EU27 and the UK.