Andreea Rotaru

Only 4 of 16 ministers receive endorsement in joint select committees of Parliament

The hearings in Parliament of the ministers proposed to take part in the Orban 2 Government concluded on Wednesday, after three days of debates in the joint select committees. Only four ministers - Nicolae Ciuca, Bogdan Aurescu, Virgil Popescu and Adrian Oros - of the sixteen heard in the committees gained an endorsement from MPs, the rest being refused endorsement.

Romania's DefMin Ciuca meets Ukrainian counterpart Zahorodnyuk in Munich

Romania's acting Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca had a bilateral meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Andriy Zahorodnyuk, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on Friday, to underscore the significant progress recorded in the Romanian-Ukrainian defence co-operation, as well as favorable prospects for its further development, with an emphasis on increasing interoperability by joint

PM Orban - Early elections, necessary, normal government can no longer coexist with Parliament dominated by PSD

Acting Prime Minister Ludovic Orban states that the National Liberal Party (PNL) is in a "life-or-death fight," with the Social Democratic Party (PSD), and early elections are needed because "a normal government" can no longer coexist with a parliamentary structure dominated by Social Democrats who "torpedo everything".

Orban: PNL Executive Bureau unanimously approves list of new Cabinet, updated governing program

The Liberals' leader, Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban, announced on Monday that the National Liberal Party (PNL) Executive Bureau unanimously approved the Cabinet's composition that he will present to Parliament and also unanimously the updated governing program. "The government will have the same composition. (...) I am satisfied with the activity of each minister.

President Iohannis: Greek language helps us talk about democracy, condemn xenophobia

Today's Romania is the fruit of history that brought Romanians in contact with peoples and communities of cultural identities that enriched not only our cultural heritage, but also the diversity of European civilization, says President Klaus Iohannis, in a message transmitted on Monday on the occasion of the Greek Language Day.

Klaus Iohannis once again designates Ludovic Orban for Prime Minister

President Klaus Iohannis proposed the chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Ludovic Orban, once more for the position of Prime Minister. "After consulting all the parties and parliamentary formations, I designate Mr. Ludovic Orban for forming a new Government," announced President Iohannis, at the Cotroceni Palace.

Consultations for new PM designation at Cotroceni presidential Palace (round-up)

After consultations on Thursday with President Iohannis at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, national leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), freshly dismissed PM Ludovic Orban announced having presented to Iohannis the PNL decision to support the requirements for early elections being met.