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JusMin Birchall: Tighter cooperation with the ECHR represents an important goal of the Justice Ministry

Justice Minister Ana Birchall met on Thursday with President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Linos Alexandre Sicillianos, underscoring within the meeting that Romania wants a tight cooperation with the ECHR, taking into account the large number of cases Romania is involved in.

PM Dancila: I am not going to the US for photos, but to represent the country, strengthen transatlantic relations

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Wednesday evening that the visit she is to pay to the US, as of Sunday, is aimed at strengthening the transatlantic relations, as well as the signing of some bilateral agreements to the benefit of Romania and which "can generate a much greater wave of confidence in our country." "You know very well that I care a lot about the transatlantic relation and I

PNL's Turcan says PM Dancila should start electioneering by reading constitution

First Deputy Chair of the opposition National Liberal Party (PNL) Raluca Turcan said Wednesday that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila should start her presidential campaign by reading the constitution, adding that the PM should come next week before Parliament with a government reshuffle if she does want to do "many good things for Romanians." "Viorica Dancila should start electioneering by readin

PM Dancila: The Government will notify the CCR on judicial conflict with the head of state

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila announced on Wednesday that the Government would notify the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) to denounce the existence of a judicial conflict with the head of state.    "It is absolutely unqualifiable the manner in which candidate Iohannis is using the official tribune of the Presidential Administration to launch his campaign messages.

Romania's Defence Ministry in close contact with MAE to provide aircraft if needed

Romania's Defence Minister Gabriel Les said on Tuesday evening that the Defence Ministry (MApN) is in close contact with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) ready to intervene with aircraft to evacuate the Romanian national injured in a Tuesday terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

ForMin Manescu: Romania's Embassy in Kabul was targeted; the Romanian died to save the others

The attack in Kabul targeted Romania's Embassy there and the Romanian employee who died to save the others was born in 1976 and was part of the security team of the diplomatic mission, Foreign Affairs Minister Ramona Manescu said Tuesday.

Presidential candidate Barna says successful no-confidence vote paves way for early election

Presidential candidate of the Save Romanian Union (USR) PLUS Alliance Dan Barna told a news conference in Galati on Friday that a successful no-confidence vote against the Dancila government will open a "real" possibility for early election. He added that the Dancila government lost its legitimacy and that it was natural to be ousted by a no-confidence vote.

Teodorovici says honoured to be PM while Dancila becomes president

Executive Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Eugen Teodorovici told a news conference on Thursday in Pitesti that he would be honoured to be the prime minister if PSD national leader Viorica Dancila wins this autumn's presidential election. "Yes. I would be honoured.

PNL's Orban: After censure motion we will try to provoke snap elections

President of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Ludovic Orban, considers that snap elections would represent the best solution for Romania, but added that the PNL is ready to assume the responsibility of governing, even if the solution of snap elections isn't possible. "After the censure motion we will try to provoke snap elections.