Florin Marin

President Iohannis: Chief prosecutors, very good, CSM opinion, "partly rather superficial"

While attending the Special meeting of the European Council in Brussels, where discussions will focus on the Multiannual Financial Framework of the European Union for 2021-2027, President Klaus Iohannis considers that the prosecutors he appointed on Thursday in leadership positions are "very good", the competition was "very well organized, very transparent, very fair", and the opinion of the Su

Ambassador Kuzmin pays homage to Russian soldiers dead in Romania: Nobody is forgotten, nothing is forgotten

The Russian Ambassador to Bucharest, Valery Kuzmin, on Thursday brought homage to the soldiers from his country that died in Romania during the Second World War, emphasizing that their gesture will not be forgotten and made reference to "rushed attempts to falsify the history of the Great War." Kuzmin participated in a ceremony organized at the Monument of the Soviet Soldier in Bucharest on the

Iohannis: PNDL must be rethought, not at all abolished

The National Local Development Program (PNDL) must be rethought, not abolished, President Klaus Iohannis emphasized, on Monday, at the General Assembly of the Association of Communes in Romania. Klaus Iohannis spoke to the mayors present at this event about the importance of efficient investments for the development of local communities.

Consultations for new PM designation at Cotroceni presidential Palace (round-up)

After consultations on Thursday with President Iohannis at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, national leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL), freshly dismissed PM Ludovic Orban announced having presented to Iohannis the PNL decision to support the requirements for early elections being met.

PSD's Ciolacu: Fall of Orban government, a very big step for Romania's democracy

The interim chair of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, stated on Wednesday that the adoption of the censure motion is "a very big step for Romania's democracy", especially the wellbeing of Romanians. "The Orban Government fell. It's my opinion that it's a very big step for Romania's democracy, especially the wellbeing of Romanians. It was a mobilization as never seen before.

Fmr Chamber Speaker Valeriu Zgonea, convicted to 3 years in prison for influence peddling

Former Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Valeriu Zgonea was convicted on Monday by the Bucharest Tribunal to three years imprisonment for the crime of influence peddling, in a case in which he stood accused by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) of intervening to appoint the daughter of a local social-democrat councilor in Buzau to an important public position.

ForMin Aurescu: The regime UK is going to apply to EU citizens must not be differentiated

Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Friday discussed over the phone with Christopher Pincher, Minister of State for Europe and the Americas at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, at his request, on which occasion the Romanian Minister stressed that, in the context of Brexit, it is very important for Romania that the regime the United Kingdom is going to apply to the EU citizens, in all areas, s

ForMin Aurescu: Any demarche aimed at solving Israeli-Palestinian conflict to both sides' benefit is to be saluted

Any demarche, which is aimed at solving the Israeli - Palestinian conflict, to the both sides' benefit and which gives a thrust to the pace process in the Middle East, must be saluted, Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu said on Wednesday. He spoke of the peace plan for the Middle East presented by US President Donald Trump.