Aurelian Colceriu

USR-PLUS Alliance displays willingness to join gov't

The USR-PLUS Alliance has shown its willingness to govern and is waiting for a phone call from the prime minister-designate, the alliance's spokesman, Ionut Mosteanu, said on Thursday. "We have shown our willingness to help with the governance. Now, at a difficult point for Romania, we are on the verge of a potential public health crisis and I think it takes a lot of responsibility.

President Iohannis says no confirmed case of coronavirus infection in Romania so far

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that there has been no confirmed novel coronavirus case in Romania so far, indicating that it has been decided to supplement the control measures in addition to the measures already taken. "As I speak, there is no confirmed case of infection with the virus in Romania.

Iohannis says Orban resigns as PM-designate

President Klaus Iohannis announced on Tuesday that Ludovic Orban has resigned as prime minister-designate. "This evening, Mr Ludovic Orban resigned as prime minister-designate," Iohannis said at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace. AGERPRES (RO - author: Florentina Peia, editor: Florin Marin; EN - author: Corneliu-Aurelian Colceriu, editor: Rodica State)

Royal House of Romania, Russian Imperial House in La Belle Epoque exhibition opens in Brasov

An exhibition of photographs of the Royal House of Romania and the Russian Imperial House from the end of the 19th century - the beginning of the 20th century opened on Tuesday in Brasov as part of a project in which the Brasov County Museum of History partnered with the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Bucharest and three archives from Russia.

Iohannis meets Orban (sources)

President Klaus Iohannis met interim Prime Minister Ludovic Orban at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on Tuesday, according to official sources. On Monday, the Constitutional Court of Romania ruled that there is a legal conflict between the President and Parliament regarding the appointment of Ludovic Orban, the national leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), as prime minister.

Iohannis says not commenting on court ruling, calls PSD action unprecedented defiance

President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) caused a new crisis by notifying the Constitutional Court (CCR) in the case of the appointment of Ludovic Orban as prime minister. "PSD continues to prove that it is an irresponsible party, playing with the destiny of Romania.

Court rules nominating prime minister candidate must secure parliamentary majority for new gov't

The Constitutional Court on Monday found, in accordance with its Decision No.80/2014, that the nomination of the candidate for the position of prime minister must aim to ensure the coalescing of a parliamentary majority in order to form a new government.