Antonia Nita

Patriarch Daniel: Holy Easter is celebration of forgivness, let us call brothers too, those who hate us

The Easter Christ is showing us is the celebration of forgiveness, let us call brothers too the ones who hate us, on Sunday urged the Patriarch of The Romanian Orthodox Church, Daniel, in his word voiced at the service of the Resurrection at the Patriarchal Cathedral. "This light is the Light of the Holy Easter.

PM Dancila: I'm going to the referendum,but if the party decides not to go, I will follow it

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Thursday that she will go to the referendum on justice initiated by President Klaus Iohannis, but if the party makes another decision in this regard, she will follow it. "I believe that the referendum won't be successful. (...) I don't think so. And let me tell you why. Today, I've seen the questions.

Romanian Academy president Ioan-Aurel Pop advocates appreciation of the idea of freedom

President of the Romanian Academy, historian Ioan-Aurel Pop, advocated on Tuesday for the appreciation of the idea of freedom that many people having taken to the streets of Brasov in December 1989 dreamed of, because otherwise we "mock" what is precious for the Romanian people," we become the pygmies" and we are mocking ourselves first and foremost.

PG Augustin Lazar applies for retirement

Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar has filed a retirement request with the Supreme Council of Magistrates. He confirmed the information for AGERPRES. Lazar specified that his term in office as a Prosecutor General ends on April 27. Augustin Lazar had previously applied for a new term in office as prosecutor general, but the Minister of Justice, Tudorel Toader, rejected his candidacy.

Notre Dame fire / President Iohannis: Romania stands by France

President Klaus Iohannis conveyed on Monday night a message in which he shows that Romania stands by France in the context of the fire that engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral. "Heart-breaking news come from Paris. Notre Dame, a historical symbol of the European culture is in flames. Romania stands by France," the head of state wrote on Tweeter.

PM Dancila: Too long Romania's development is held back by lack of financing, bureaucracy and political interests

The development of Romania was held back for too long by the lack of financing, the excessive bureaucracy and political interests, Prime minister Viorica Dancila said on Sunday at the Victoria Palace (gov't seat).

President Iohannis tells Sea Shield 2019 exercise soldiers he is impressed with results

President Klaus Iohannis on Friday visited the ships in the Constanta military port that were taking part in Sea Shield 2019, the largest multinational exercise in Romania's waters and international waters of the Black Sea, and congratulated the Romanian and foreign soldiers on their results. "I am very pleased to meet here after you have completed the exercise.

Speaker Dragnea: Next week debate on amendments to criminal codes must be resumed in Parliament

The Chamber of Deputies Speaker and Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n.) leader Liviu Dragnea said that next week the debate on the amendments to the criminal codes must be resumed in Parliament, stressing it is about laws that must be adopted given that they have passed through constitutional control.

Senate President Tariceanu on presidential elections: I will win if I run for office

Senate President and Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu stated on Thursday that he would win if he ran for the presidential elections in November, but mentioned that a decision in this regard will be made together with the Social-Democrat partners after the elections to the European Parliament. "I will win if I run for the office.

Senate President Tariceanu: European officials' statements fall under the campaign for elections to the EP

Senate President Calin Popescu-Tariceanu stated on Wednesday evening, when referring to the statements of some European officials on the justice issue, that they fall under the electoral campaign for the elections to the European Parliament and they cannot provide any concrete evidence regarding what the government has done wrong.