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District mayor Negoita: Government boasts about handouts given from our money

The President of the Romanian Association of Municipalities, Robert Negoita, reproached the Government that it "boasts" measures such as exempting people working in construction from income tax, although this affects the budget of the local authorities. "We have seen that the Government often boasts about handouts given from our money.

Gov't, European Commission's collaboration addressed by Viorica Dancila and Frans Timmermans

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and the First Vice President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, on Monday night had a meeting at the Victoria Palace (gov't seat, ed. n.) in Bucharest, the two high officials addressing the collaboration between Romania's government and the European Commission, a release by the Executive reads.

PLUS' Ciolos: Judges with High Court of Cassation and Justice voted in favor of 2020 Alliance

Bucharest, Mar 9 /Agerpres/ - The judges with the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ) voted in favour of the USR PLUS 2020 Alliance, announced, on Friday, the chairman of the Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party (PLUS), Dacian Ciolos, on his facebook page. "Now you have who to vote with! The 2020 Alliance goes to the EP elections!

PM Dancila: US Ambassador to Brussels commended Romania on how it exercised duties during rotating Presidency

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland commended, during a meeting that she had with him in Brussels, the manner in which Romania has exercised its mandate so far at the rotating Presidency of the EU Council, adding that it has succeeded in concluding 62 files pending on the European agenda.

Iohannis: Entrepreneurship Romania needs responsible decisions, not populist measures widening imbalances

Romania is missing a clear, smart and long-term vision of entrepreneurial development with models of sound economic growth, that was a message from President Klaus Iohannis delivered on Thursday by presidential advisor Cosmin Marinescu at the "Women in Economy" Gala organised by the National Confederation of Female Entrepreneurship.

PM Dancila and EC First Vice-President Timmermans agree to establish joint punctually analysis committee for CVM

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated that, on the occasion of her visit paid to Brussels, she agreed with First Vice-President of the European Commission (EC) Frans Timmermans to set up a joint committee, made up of experts of the Government and from Brussels, to punctually analyse the stage of the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) and re-confirmed that the Executive in Bucharest w

PM Dancila says EC First Vice-President Timmermans appreciated the remarkable manner in which we exercised rotating Presidency

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Wednesday that First Vice-President of the European Commission (EC) Frans Timmermans appreciated the "remarkable" manner in which Romania exercised the rotating Presidency of the EU Council. /EU Council adopts position on revision of Drinking Water Directive

AGERPRES special correspondent to Brussels, Belgium, Oana Ghita reports: The European Council on Tuesday adopted its position on the proposal to revise the drinking water directive, with Romania's Minister of Waters and Forestry Ioan Denes telling a news conference that is a "notable result for the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council." "I am pleased glad that under this agreement we are showi

PG Lazar dismisses accusations of having thrown grit in the gears of the Magistrates' Investigation Section

Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar dismissed Thursday evening accusations by of the head of the Magistrates' Investigation Section, Gheorghe Stan, that he had allegedly thrown grit in the gears of the newly established unit, hampering its supply with logistics and the conception of its organisational chart. voices in Geneva Romania's firm committment to promote human rights observance

Minister Delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba had a meeting in Geneva on Thursday with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, in which he voiced Romania's firm commitment as holder of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union to promote respect for human rights, to combat hate speech, anti-Semitism, racism, and intolerance.