Catalina Matei

Deputy PM Barna: We intend to have budget in Parliament in first part of February

This year's budget could be debated in Parliament in the first part of February, the big challenge being the allocation of money for investments, Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna, co-chair of the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS) said on Tuesday. "It is, indeed, these weeks' priority.

Third stage of anti-COVID vaccination, for general population, could begin in April

The third stage of vaccinating against COVID, for the general population, could begin in the month of April, declared, on Tuesday, the chairman of the National Committee for the Coordination of Vaccination Activities, Dr. Valeriu Gheorghita. "Regarding the third stage of vaccination, we estimate it somewhere around early April.

Consultations at Cotroceni / Kelemen Hunor: The best formula is a PNL - USR PLUS - UDMR coalition

Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) Chairman Kelemen Hunor on Monday said that the best formula is a National Liberal Party - Save Romania Union-Party of Liberty, Union, Solidarity - Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (PNL - USR PLUS - UDMR) governmental and parliamentary coalition.

Israeli Ambassador in Bucharest: Success of extremist party in Parliament should not be ignored

The success in Parliament of a party with extremist views, with some of its members denying the Holocaust, should not be ignored, said on Thursday, the Israeli Ambassador in Bucharest, David Saranga, who voiced his hope that the first candle lit on the occasion of the Hanukkah holiday will drive away the hatred between people and be one of hope and peace.

Dan Barna: Military solutions are not long-term; we will see what president's approach will be

Military solutions are not long-term solutions; it remains to be seen what the president's approach will be at the consultations that will take place at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on forming the future majority, co-chair of the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS) Alliance, Dan Barna, stated on Tuesday.

PM Orban: Romania must join European strategy in railway sector

Romania must join the European strategy in the railway sector, this being for the last 30 years the 'Cinderella' of transport modes, said on Friday, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, present at the signing of a contract to modernize the railway line Bucharest Nord - Jilava - Giurgiu Nord - Giurgiu Nord Borders.

ParliamentaryElections2020/INTERVIEW/Kelemen Hunor: UDMR supports political government, we had technocratic gov't and it was disastrous

The chairman of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR), Kelemen Hunor, stated, in an interview granted to AGERPRES, that he supports categorically a political government, because the technocratic one was "disastrous", mentioning that he would like a center-right executive.

PM attends Steaua Stadium handover ceremony, announces extensive sports facilities building program

The government intends to support a comprehensive program to build sports facilities and training grounds all over the country, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Friday, as he attended the ceremony for the handover of the rebuilt Bucharest Steaua Sports Complex. "The Steaua Stadium has reborn like the Phoenix from the ashes and now features an extremely modern appearance.

Black Sea NGOs Forum: Aurescu states blue economy can contribute substantially to post-COVID-19 recovery

Blue economy may contribute substantially to post-COVID-19 recovery, as well as to the ecological transition in the spirit of the Paris Agreement and the Green Deal, stated on Monday the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, on the occasion of his participation in the opening session of the 13th edition of the Black Sea Non-Governmental Organizations Forum.