Liberal leader Ludovic Orban on Thursday night stated in reference to the possibility for Klaus Iohannis be elected president of the European Council, that he wishes for the latter to be the PNL candidate to Romania's presidency, yet on the other hand, Klaus Iohannis would have the opportunity "to help Romania very much from this position" (of president of the European Council, ed. n.).
National Liberal Party (PNL) chairman Ludovic Orban said on Wednesday evening that the Liberals support the increase in pensions, but based on a "stable, predictable" mechanism, on "objective elements". "We attacked the Pension Law at the Constitutional Court (CCR) and the CCR proved us right, declaring the Pension Law unconstitutional.
Romania's Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said on Thursday that both the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) and the European Union (EU) play a significant part in ensuring security in the Black Sea region and in the Balkans.
Russian Ambassador in Bucharest Valery Kuzmin said Wednesday that his country agrees and supports the formation of a ruling coalition in Moldova, pointing out that Russia's interest is in the Republic of Moldova being a stable country. "Our official position is very clear, is that of the Foreign Ministry on June 10.
The European Film Festival is an institution in itself, Liliana Turoiu, chair of the Romanian Cultural Institute (ICR), told the opening of the 23rd edition of the event, which took place at the Great Hall of the I.L. Caragiale National Theatre House in Bucharest on Tuesday.
Chairman of PLUS (Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party) Dacian Ciolos on Monday stated that either him or the leader of the USR (Save Romania Union), Dan Barna, will "definitely" run for presidency, while evoking the result obtained by the USR-PLUS Alliance in the elections to the European Parliament.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said that the Romanian officials should have "a country position, a position of Romania" regarding the current political situation in the Republic of Moldova, not a position of the president, its prime minister or of its Ministry of Foreign Affairs. "I believe inter-institutional co-operation is normalcy.
Heroes Day is celebrated on Thursday, June 6, on Ascension Day, all over the country through military and religious ceremonies, wreaths laying at the tombs and memorials of the heroes fallen in the line of duty, over time, on the battlefields. The Ministry of National Defence is organising today military and religious ceremonies dedicated to Heroes Day in all major garrisons of the country.
Bucharest, May 26 /Agerpres/ - Liviu Dragnea, chairman of the Social Democrat Party (PSD), stated that he will meet on Sunday evening with the leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, and emphasized that he wants PSD-ALDE to keep governing.
Bucharest, May 26 /Agerpres/ - The chairman of the Social Democrat Party (PSD), Liviu Dragnea, stated, on Sunday evening, after the announcement of the exit-polls in the European Parliament elections that the results are not ones to "satisfy the PSD". "I thank Romanians that have voted with the PSD. (...) These are not results to satisfy the PSD.