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PNL's Orban: Iohannis as head of European Council would offer Romania many opportunities

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.).

Ludovic Orban: We support increase in pensions, but based on "stable, predictable" mechanism

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.

Ambassador Kuzmin: Russia is interested in Moldova being stable

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.

European Film Festival, extraordinary project confirming Romania belongs in Europe (ICR official)

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.

PLUS leader Ciolos says him or USR leader Barna will run for presidency

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.

PM Dancila say officials should come up with Romania's stance on ongoing situation in Moldova

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, celebrated on Feast of Ascension of Jesus Christ countrywide

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.

Dragnea: I'm going to talk to Tariceanu; I want to maintain government

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.

#EuropeanElections2019/UPDATE Dragnea, after the exit-polls: These are not results to satisfy the PSD

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.

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