The independent candidate in the presidential elections, Mircea Diaconu, said on Wednesday, during a meeting with voters in Vaslui, that he is truly independent, although he is supported by political parties. He said that since 2014, when he ran for the European Parliament, he has been active only as an independent, exercising this status in a political group and in a political world.
Health Minister Sorina Pintea stated on Tuesday in Timisoara that the "undercover patients" method would be further used in hospitals, in order to discover any kind of irregularities, not just the possible cases of bribe taking/giving. "We continue. So far, we have 14 'undercover' patients.
Social Democratic Party (PSD) Chairwoman Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday, after Ana Birchall was revoked as Justice Minister, according to the Constitutional Court (CCR) decision, that she would like this ministry to be headed by an independent person.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila reiterated on Thursday, in southwest Mioveni, that she will file a criminal complaint against Victor Ponta after his statement "I will call the masked special ops to remove her from the Government", the PSD leader adding that talking like that about the Romanian prime minister is "a very dangerous thing", which is detrimental "both internally and externally." "His
President Klaus Iohannis sent on Tuesday a message of condolence to the family of the representative of Romania's diplomatic mission who was killed in the terrorist attack committed in Kabul, Afghanistan, and which left another Romanian citizen seriously injured.
The Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) MP Biro Rozalia, chair of the Foreign Policy Committee of the Chamber of Deputies, said on Tuesday, after a visit to Tokyo, that the Japanese authorities are waiting for the works on the M6 Metro Line to be completed, a quarter of the investment being secured ever since 2007 by the Japanese Government.
Approximately 300 military sailors from Ukraine and Romania will participate, starting Tuesday, in the bilateral exercise titled Riverine 2019, on the Danube, between Izmail, the Chilia arm of the Danube and Tulcea, a release remitted on Monday to AGERPRES by the General Staff of the Naval Forces (SMFN) says.
The Chamber of Deputies and the Senate are starting today their second ordinary parliamentary session of the year. In the first meeting of each chamber, a new composition of their standing bureaus is elected, including their deputy chairs, secretaries, and treasurers.
Foreign Affairs Minister Ramona Manescu stated that the fire that took place on Sunday at the headquarters of the Romanian Embassy in Iraq was caused by the explosion of a tank and an employee suffered light injuries to his hands, being recorded and material damage. "First of all, I want to tell you that the fire broke out at 10:45 this morning.
Theodor Paleologu, the candidate of the People's Movement Party (PMP) for the position of Romania's President, stated in a press conference on Sunday that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and President Klaus Iohannis have "personal agendas" as far as the elections are concerned, and at the top of the state there is a state of "dissolution of authority." "What is very detrimental at the moment is