Claudia Stanescu

PM-designate Orban: Brancusi Day - a homage paid to the genius of modern sculpture's father

Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban has stated that the National Day of Constantin Brancusi represents the homage which contemporary Romania and the entire world pay "to the genius of modern sculpture's father," "who did not forget his roots and remained spiritually connected with the Romanian village." "Today, it is an important celebration for the Romanian art.

Minister Lajcak: Slovakia continues to be strong supporter of Romania's accession to Schengen Area

Slovakia continues to be a strong supporter of Romania's accession to the Schengen Area and of its candidacy for OECD membership, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Government of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajcak, on a visit to Bucharest, said on Tuesday.

PM designate Orban about subpoena of two prosecutors by SIIJ:All the more reason to dismantle Special Section

The subpoena of two prosecutors from the Superior Council of Magistrates (CSM) for hearings at Justice Crime Investigation Section (SIIJ) represents an additional reason for the dismantling of the SIIJ, Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban affirmed on Monday. "All the more reason to dismantle the Special Section.

Interim PM Orban meets EC Vice President Jourova - swift lift of CVM on agenda

Interim Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has evoked the priority granted by the Government in Bucharest to the swift lift of the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) within a meeting with Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency Vera Jourova. The meeting took place on Sunday, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference.

Health status of Romanian citizen infected with coronavirus on cruise ship, good

The health status of the coronavirus-infected Romanian national in Japan is good, and he will undergo further medical tests at the hospital in Japan where he has been admitted, Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) reported on Friday. An official of the Embassy of Romania in Tokyo on Friday went to the medical facility where the man had been admitted.

Ministry of Health: Romania initiated all the necessary actions and measures to prepare for coronavirus

Romania initiated all the necessary actions and measures to prepare in case of an epidemic with the new coronavirus and activate the national system for emergency situations, the Ministry of Health informed on Thursday in a press release.

Acting JusMin Predoiu: Discussions with a EU delegation on the amendment of the Justice Laws

Acting Justice Minister Catalin Predoiu has met on Wednesday with members of a European Commission delegation who is in Romania within a Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) assessment mission, with the topics of discussion focusing on the lines of action and the timetable regarding the amendment of the Justice Laws and the alignment of the Criminal Codes with the Constitutional Court

USR leader Barna: PM agrees with two-round mayoral elections objectives for second Gov't

USR (Save Romania Union) leader Dan Barna on Tuesday stated that he agreed with Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban that the latter's second Cabinet must have as main objective the election of mayors in two rounds, as his party wants to get sure that this goal will remain in place for the Legislative, in case that the PSD (Social Democratic Party) will "force" the investiture of the Cabinet

ForMin Aurescu pleads for increased presence of Romanian experts in leadership positions at the OSCE

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu on Monday had a meeting in Vienna with the Secretary General of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Thomas Greminger, in which context he pleaded for an increased presence of the Romanian experts in leadership positions at the OSCE, informs a release sent by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) to AGERPRES.