National Liberal Party (PNL) Chairman Ludovic Orban said on Tuesday that "it would have been better" if the USR-PLUS Alliance [formed by USR - Save Romania Union, PLUS - Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party] did not nominate a candidate for the presidential election, explaining that this splits the votes in the fight against the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule).
Bucharest, July 14 /Agerpres/ - The Senate's Speaker Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, wishes to France on its National Day "Many Happy Returns!", underlining the influence "sister France" has had over the history of Romania. "I do not think there are many countries in the world which have had a greater influence on our history than sister France.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila congratulated Simona Halep for the "exceptional" match she played in the semi-finals of the tennis tournament at Wimbledon and wished her success in the final act. "Congratulations to our champion for the exceptional match she played in the semi-finals at Wimbledon.
Secretary general of the PSD (Social Democratic Party) Mihai Fifor on Monday evening told the RTV private broadcaster that the PSD Congress to establish this party's candidate for the presidential elections will be held on August 3.
Social Democratic party (PSD, major at rule) Chair Viorica Dancila said she may run for President, given that until now the party leader has also been the presidential candidate, but for this, he/she was supposed to be an "engine" for the party.
Actor Razvan Vasilescu on Saturday night was awarded the Prize for entire activity at the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), in the beginning of the screening of "California Dreamin (Nesfarsit)", in the Piata Mare (Main Square) of central Sibiului, an event attended by rd 1,500 movie-goers.
Bucharest, June 29 /Agerpres/ - Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, ad-interim chair of the Social Democrat Party (PSD), stated, on Friday evening, that it is excluded for her to resign as head of the Government if she is not elected in the Social Democrats' Congress on Saturday as chair of the political formation, adding that such an approach would mean blackmailing her party colleagues.
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.