Senate President Calin-Popescu Tariceanu told AGERPRES in an interview that a fair representation of Romania in the European Union is needed and that the party he is heading wants equal rights for all Union citizens, regardless of their origin country. "We don't criticize the Union, but the lack of democracy and the exaggerated influence of the bureaucracy from Brussels.
President Klaus Iohannis carried out on Thursday a bilateral meeting with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, on the sidelines of the informal summit of the heads of state and government.
Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu announced on Wednesday he is asking President Klaus Iohannis to recall Romania's ambassador to the United States George Maior. AGERPRES (RO - author: Catalina Matei, editor: George Onea; EN - author: Corneliu-Aurelian Colceriu, editor: Adina Panaitescu)
Romania's Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday that a joint meeting of the national governments of Romania and Israel will take place "in the near future," adding that she had a phone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the subject, and that a date for the meeting will be set.
The National Education minister Ecaterina Andronescu on Tuesday said in central Targu Mures that in the near future the ministry will focus on turning all vocational schools into dual vocational ones and that by the future Education Law the technical high schools are to be turned into dual technical high schools.
The Acting Justice minister Ana Birchall on Tuesday announced in a press conference she postponed the selection procedure of the Prosecutor General of Romania and of the Deputy of the national member for Eurojust.
President Klaus Iohannis in a message sent on the War Veterans Day said he appreciated the devotion and abnegation of those who fought under the national flag.
Chairman of Save Romania Union (USR) Dan Barna told on Thursday a press conference in Pitesti that the citizens' initiative 'No Convicts in Public Office' will necessarily lead to the amendment of the Constitution. "This citizens' initiative, supported by USR with all its energy, mandatorily amends the Constitution.
In Washington D.C. on Wednesday, Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba held bilateral meetings with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Terner Mnuchin and U.S. senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis), chairman of the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila presented on Sunday, during a meeting with the leadership of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, Romania's recent projects to fight anti-Semitism and promote Holocaust education.