Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu presented the priorities of the Romanian Presidency at the Council of the European Union in the field of foreign relations during the information session organized by the European Policy Center think tank in Brussels on Tuesday.
The Save Romania Union (USR) asked the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to notify the Venice Commission in respect to the new emergency ordinances that the PSD-ALDE (Social Democratic Party - Alliance of Liberals and Democrats) Government is preparing in the justice field, USR informed in a release on Monday.
Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu tackled in Brussels the prospects of establishing a strategic partnership between the European Union and South-East Asia, highlighting the fact that the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) share the same fundamental values and they are confronted with similar challenges, the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) informs.
Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Monday presented Romania's priorities at the helm of the Council of the European Union during a meeting with the head World Bank's Office in Bucharest (country manager for Romania and Bulgaria), Tatiana Proskuryakova.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila deemed as "totally inappropriate" the speech of President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe group in the European Parliament Guy Verhofstadt held on Tuesday, in the context in which the head of the Romanian executive presented at the plenary session in Strasbourg the priorities of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba highlighted, in the meeting on Thursday with his French counterpart Nathalie Loiseau, Romania's interest in ensuring a successful mandate at the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
French Minister of European Affairs Nathalie Loiseau on Thursday stated that she trusted Romania's capacity to bring Council of EU presidency to a good end.
Bucharest, Jan 10 /Agerpres/ - The parliamentary majority will support the Government in all its actions to fulfill with honesty and dignity the mandate at the presidency of the Council of the European Union, Florin Iordache, Deputy-Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, said.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Melescanu on Tuesday welcomed the Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia in Bucharest, Raja Jhinaoui Ben Ali, on which occasion they discussed about the current status and prospects of the bilateral political dialogue and the extension of sectoral cooperation in various areas.
Director General with the Foreign Affairs Ministry Doris Mircea and Government Spokesman Nelu Barbu have been designated spokespersons during Romania's presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Government informs in a release issued on Monday.