An international conference on eGovernment, attended by guests from 13 countries and discussing ways to improve and develop, as well as to enhance cooperation at European level in this field, was held at the Palace of Culture in northeastern Iasi in the context of Romania's holding of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, a press release issued by the Ministry of Communic
One of Romania's priorities during the presidency of the Council of the EU is to intensify European joint efforts to combat anti-Semitism, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Thursday, during a meeting she had, in Brussels, with the Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee, David Harris, informs a press release issued by the Government.
Discussions carried out by the defence ministers in the 28 EU states at the informal meeting in Bucharest were fruitful, generating a positive exchange of opinions on topical security issues and topics related to the future of EU defence, Minister of Defence Gabriel Les stated on Thursday.
Minister of National Defense Gabriel Les emphasized, during a meeting in Brussels this Wednesday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the need to strengthen NATO's posture at the Black Sea by establishing a strong allied land presence in Romania, tasked with deterring and defending the allied territory, a strengthened naval dimension, and by improving air policing activities.
Strengthening Romania's profile as a regional pillar of security and stability inside NATO and the European Union is a steady goal of the Ministry of National Defense (MApN), Minister in charge Gabriel Les said at the 2018 stocktaking meeting of the Navy General Staff.
Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg confirmed his attendance to the informal meeting of defence ministers of the EU member states, which is schedule to take place in Bucharest on 30 and 31 January, National Defence Gabriel Les told AGERPRES on Thursday.
Minister of Defence Gabriel Les thinks that the decree President Klaus Iohannis signed to extend the mandate of General Nicolae Ciuca as Chief of the Defence Staff is illegal.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Sunday evening said that President Klaus Iohannis is "a man who doesn't accept consensus."
Dancila told Romania TV private television broadcaster that she discussed with the head of state about the need for interinstitutional cooperation, however she added she hadn't succeeded in her endeavors.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila had a meeting with European Commissioners in Brussels on Wednesday, assuring them that Romania is fully prepared to take over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) on January 1, 2019, according to a press statement released by the Romanian government.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Monday had a meeting in Zagreb with her Croatian counterpart Andrej Plenkovic, whom she discussed with the economic and commercial relations existing between the two states, but also about Romania preparing to take over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union on January 1, 2019.