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PM Viorica Dancila:Developing, deepening and expanding Strategic Partnership with USA - a priority objective for Romania

Developing, deepening and expanding the Strategic Partnership with the United States represents a priority objective for Romania, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Thursday.

Minister-delegate Negrescu: It's finish line for communication, budgetary aspects of Romania's EU Council presidency

Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs Victor Negrescu said Tuesday that he was the preparation of the public communication elements and budgetary aspects of the Romanian presidency of the Council of the European Union have reached the finish line.

At meeting with President Iohannis, Polish, Turkish ForMins express support for goals of Romanian EU Presidency

President Klaus Iohannis welcomed at the Cotroceni Palace Polish and Turkish Foreign Ministers Jacek Czaputowicz and Mevlut Cavusoglu, as well as their Romanian counterpart Teodor Melescanu, on the occasion of their participation in the Romania - Poland - Turkey informal trilateral meeting organized in Bucharest, the Presidential Administration said in a release.

AG Lazar: There is an ongoing probe by Prosecutor's Office with Constanta Court of Appeal

Attorney General Augustin Lazar confirmed on Friday that his office is carrying out a probe at the Prosecutor's Office with the Constanta Court of Appeal.

"I can only confirm you that there is an ongoing investigation at the Prosecutor's Office with the Constanta Court of Appeal," Lazar said upon entering the main offices of the Supreme Council of Magistrates (CSM).

Romanian, Spanish Prime Ministers discuss economic exchanges, Schengen

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, who is on a two-day visit to the Kingdom of Spain, met on Thursday with President of the Government of Spain Pedro Sanchez; the two officials discussed economic exchanges, road and rail infrastructure cooperation and Romania's bid to join the Schengen, the government said in a release.

Liberals' motion: Immediate resignation of IntMin, Gendarmerie management as national security priority

In the simple motion titled "PSD truncheons hitting Romanian democracy in the face" filed on Wednesday with the Chamber of Deputies, the Liberals call for the immediate resignation of Interior Minister Carmen Dan and of the Gendarmerie leadership.

Prosecution for spreading diseases to animals and dereliction of duty, in case related to swine fever

The General Prosecutor's Office informs on Wednesday that in the case regarding the swine fever outbreak, the prosecutors have ordered the initiation of the in rem prosecution for the crime of spreading the disease to animals and plants and dereliction of duty.

Maior on tossed out allegations: Asked SRI oversight committee to seek evidence, hear Dragnea, Ponta

Former Director of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) and current Ambassador of Romania to the US George Maior announced that he asked the parliamentary committee on the oversight of SRI's activity to "seriously reflect on the multiple allegations tossed out about illegal interceptions, covert officers, incompatibilities, pressure put on justice," and seek evidence and hear others,

President Iohannis: I have suspended CSAT meeting, Gov't must come with new budget project

The sitting of the Romania's Supreme Council of National Defence (CSAT) was suspended and the Gov't must come up with a new budget project in which it needs to explain the reasons behind the budget cuts in the national security area, in the circumstances of a highly positive budget amendment, President Klaus Iohannis stated on Tuesday.