Georgiana Tanasescu

"Revolution" file/ No foreigners involved in armed repression; 1,425 people detained for terrorism suspicion, released

In the armed action against the revolutionaries, ordered by Nicolae Ceausescu between 16 and 22 December 1989, no persons from abroad were involved, the repression having been exercised by all the military structures of Romania, namely the Ministry of the Interior - the Securitate [the communist-era secret police, ed.n.] State Department (MI-DSS) and the Ministry of National Defense (MApN), rea

#Europeanelections2019/ PSD tops ballot paper, followed by USR PLUS alliance, Pro Romania

The Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) decided on Wednesday by drawing lots the order of the parties on the ballot paper in the May 26 elections to the European Parliament, with majority party Social Democratic Party (PSD), the opposition 2020 alliance of Save Romania Union (USR) and PLUS, and the Pro Romania Party on the top three spots.

Europe is Romania and Romania is Europe, President Iohannis says at launch of latest book

It is a book that aims to be a guide for the citizen interested in European affairs, the EU and the European institutions. (...) After I started writing the first pages, I asked myself what title it will get. I talked to quite a lot of people. (...) I liked this title, EU.RO, because it is a direct answer.

Iohannis meets Georgia's Bakhtadze, underscores excellent relations between Romania, Georgia

President Klaus Iohannis on Monday welcomed visiting Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, praising the excellent quality of the relationships between Romania and Georgia, reflected also in the dynamics of the political dialogue in recent years.

#Romania2019.eu/Directors of agencies managing Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps debate in Bucharest harmonisation of national perspectives

Ninety representatives of 54 national agencies from 35 countries in which it operates the European programme Erasmus + and the new programme of the European Commission called the European Solidarity Corps - participated this week in a working meeting which took pace in Bucharest.

President Iohannis's message to the four Romanian servicemen injured in Afghanistan: I wish them speedy recovery

President Klaus Iohannis conveyed on Saturday a message following the attack which took place in Kandahar, Afghanistan, that resulted in the injury of four Romanian servicemen. The head of state wished them speedy recovery and a lot of strength so they can pass over these critical moments. "My thoughts go to the Romanian servicemen injured during the mission they are conducting in Afghanistan.

Four Romanian servicemen injured in Afghanistan; they were hospitalised; health status-stable

Four Romanian servicemen were injured on Saturday, around 10:00hrs, local time, while conducting a mission in Kandahar, Afghanistan, the National Defence Ministry (MApN) announced. According to a MApN release sent to AGERPRS, a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armored column - operated by the servicemen of the the 300th "St.

Gov't to approve expropriation procedures for 2nd section of southern Craiova-Pitesti expressway

The Government will adopt the start of expropriation procedures for the second section of the Craiova-Pitesti expressway on Wednesday, according to Prime Minister Viorica Dancila. "We are moving fast with key projects that we have also discussed with business representatives investing in the areas of Craiova and Pitesti.

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