Antonia Nita Melescanu presents Romanian EU Council Presidency priorities at European Policy Center info session

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.

USR asks PACE to notify Venice Commission about ordinances announced in justice field

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.

ForMin Melescanu says EU and ASEAN share same fundamental values, deal with similar challenges

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 Ciamba presents Romania's priorities at Council of EU to head of Bucharest-based WB Office

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.

PM Dancila: Guy Verhofstadt's speech, totally inappropriate; division emphasised

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. Ciamba highlights in meeting with Loiseau Romania's interest in ensuring successful EU Council Presidency mandate

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. Parliamentary majority will support Government to fulfill with honesty, dignity EU Council Presidency mandate


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.

ForMin Melescanu welcomes ambassadors of Tunisia and Uruguay; discussions on sectoral cooperation englargement

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. / Doris Mircea and Nelu Barbu, designated spokespersons during EU Council Presidency mandate

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.