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Collaboration development during Presidency of EU Council, on agenda of Viorica Dancila, Karl-Heinz Lambertz

The collaboration angles during Romania's Presidency of the Council of the EU stood at the core of Tuesday's talks between Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and the President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), Karl-Heinz Lambertz.

President Iohannis says he does not want to enter pact with ruling coalition or other parties

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that he does not want a pact with any political party that attended consultations with him at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, as he just wants to be a mediator for the justice legislation.

DefMin Fifor: Gov't Defense allocation steady at 2 pct of GDP through 2026

For the second consecutive year the government allocates the National Ministry of Defense 2 percent of GDP and will steadily maintain this level until at least the year 2026, minister of National Defense Mihai Fifor announced on Wednesday at the military oath-taking ceremony organized at the 'Ferdinand I' Military Technical Academy for the military higher education institutions

Senator Basescu: Maintaining special pension system new draft law preserves public money theft

The new pension law bill maintains theft from the public money in favour of some well-selected categories, by preserving the special pension system, the former President of Romania,Traian Basescu, a People's Movement Party (PMP, opposition) senator said on Monday in a Facebook post.

PSD's CExN Codrin Stefanescu: 55 CExN members voted for Liviu Dragnea, 8 against

Social Democratic Party (PSD) leader Liviu Dragnea has received a confidence vote from 55 members of the National Executive Committee (CExN) while 8 voted against, PSD Deputy Secretary General Codrin Stefanescu announced on Friday evening.

He stated that 64 members of PSD's CExN were present of the total of 65 - the Defence Minister being out of the country.

Iohannis: While holding EU Council Presidency, Romania will explore ways to bring India, EU closer

At a joint news conference with visiting India's Vice-President Venkaiah M. Naidu at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on Wednesday, President Klaus Iohannis said that while holding the presidency of the Council of the Union European Union Romania will explore avenues to bring India and the European Union closer together.