Catalina Matei

Speaker Dragnea: National Parliament of B9 states have to play specific role in security and defence area

The national Parliaments of the B9 member countries have to play a specific role in the defence and security area, as institutions with a specific role, Speaker of the Deputies' Chamber Liviu Dragnea stated on the occasion of the B9 Summit at parliamentary level (B9).

Speaker Dragnea, UAE State Minister Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber discuss promotion of investment potential

The opportunity to promote Romania's investment potential, with focus on the tourism industry, was on the agenda of the talks held on Tuesday at the Palace of Parliament between Chamber of Deputies Speaker Liviu Dragnea and the Minister of State for Economic and Trade Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber.

#GreaterUnionCentennial Dragnea unveils plans for direct aid to Moldovans on very low incomes

Speaker of Romania's Chamber of Deputies and national leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea announced on Tuesday that at the budget revision this summer a significant sum will be approved and allocated as direct aid to the citizens of the Republic of Moldova on very low incomes - as part of a larger plan already discussed by the two countries.

State officials assure Romania will continue to act in favour of La Francophonie

Romania will continue to be part of the Francophonie, as it is intimately tied to these values, Romanian state officials assured at the conference "Centennial Romania's Francophone cultural model," which marked the 25th anniversary of organisational Francophonie in Romania, held in cooperation with the La Francophonie's Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe (BRECO) and

Speaker Dragnea: NATO membership, strategic partnership with US, security guarantees for Romania

NATO membership and strategic partnership with the United States are security guarantees for Romania, but at the same time there is need for consistency in national approaches to defence and national security, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Liviu Dragnea said Tuesday at the end of a meeting with heads of delegations from the Bucharest 9 Initiative format, as well as representatives of NATO,

PSD Congress/ Viorica Dancila - new executive chair of Social Democratic Party

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila is the new PSD executive chair, the extraordinary Congress of PSD has decided on Saturday.

Marian Neacsu has been elected secretary general of the PSD.

The extraordinary Congress has validated vice-chairs by development regions:

PSD Congress/ Dragnea: Romania's sovereignty will be protected by explicit laws

Romania's sovereignty will be protected by explicit laws, debated and voted in Parliament, PSD Chair Liviu Dragnea said on Saturday at the party's extraordinary Congress, underlining that the attack against one's own country is an insult to all Romanians.

President Iohannis welcomes EC's Timmermans to discuss amending justice legislation in Romania

Amendments to Romania's justice legislation were the main topic discussed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace by President Klaus Iohannis and First Vice-President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights Frans Timmermans.

Speaker Dragnea on meeting with EC's Timmermans: Me giving explanations?

Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Liviu Dragnea was surprised that he should give any explanations regarding the removal from office of the chief prosecutor of the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) at a meeting with First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans on Thursday, arguing that the Romanian Parliament has no reason to give explanations.