Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba represented the European Union Council in a debate on security threats connected with the rising Chinese technological presence in the EU in a plenary session of the European Parliament (February 12-14), Romania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) says in a press statement.
Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba called on Monday on Romania's business milieu to get ready for "any possible outcome" in the case of the UK's withdrawal from the EU, mentioning that it could be confronted with the consequences of a "disordered withdrawal."
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila will pay a working visit to Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday, occasion on which she will attend the plenary session of the the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and carry out bilateral meetings with President of the European Council Donald Tusk and First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans.
Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Tuesday had a meeting with Bulgarian Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov, on which occasion the two officials discussed the main files on the European agenda, with a focus on the legislative proposals corresponding to the single market.
Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba met in Bucharest on Monday with Hungarian Minister of the Prime Minister's Office Gergely Gulyas, European Affairs coordinator, and discussed the prospects of the informal Summit that will take place in Sibiu in May.
Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba presented on Tuesday the priorities of Romania's Presidency at the Council of the European Union in the Committee on Constitutional Affairs (AFCO) of the European Parliament (EP).
The European Union presidency says it will back the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to open accession talks after it reached a deal to change its name.
Romanian European Affairs Minister George Ciamba said Monday he wanted negotiations to start for FYROM in June at a meeting of EU ministers.
Romania is determined, as EU Council Presidency, to endorse the European Union enlargement and will support the Republic of Macedonia in this respect, Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba told a joint press conference with Macedonian Deputy PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila will pay a working visit to Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday, aimed at presenting the priorities of Romania's Presidency at the Council of the European Union within the plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).
Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Monday presented Romania's priorities at the helm of the Council of the European Union during a meeting with the head World Bank's Office in Bucharest (country manager for Romania and Bulgaria), Tatiana Proskuryakova.