Oana Ghita

Commissioner Corina Cretu: About 111 bn euro worth of allocations to EU urban areas between 2014 - 2020

Allocations to EU urban areas between 2014 and 2020 amount to approximately 111 billion euro, Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu on Friday told a press conference delivered jointly with Minister for Regional Development and Public Administration Vasile-Daniel Suciu, at the end of the informal meeting of the urban development ministers, organized by the Ministry for Regional Developme

Minister-delegate Ciamba: No country is a full member unless it has chaired EU Council

A country cannot be considered a "full member" of the European Union unless it has presided over the EU Council, and Romania has done so very successfully, Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba told the "The Europe NEXT Project. A New Europe Political Ambition for Europe" conference on Tuesday.

PLUS leader Ciolos says him or USR leader Barna will run for presidency

Chairman of PLUS (Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party) Dacian Ciolos on Monday stated that either him or the leader of the USR (Save Romania Union), Dan Barna, will "definitely" run for presidency, while evoking the result obtained by the USR-PLUS Alliance in the elections to the European Parliament.

Talks on relocating embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, one of problems related to Arab countries' UN vote(Melescanu)

Public talks on the relocation of Romania's Embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem were one of the problems our country faced in connection with the Arab countries' votes for a non-permanent seat in the UN Security Council, Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu said on Monday.

Albanian ForMin: Negotiations for EU accession "an extraordinary mechanism of transformation" for Albania

The process of negotiations for EU accession is "an extraordinary mechanism of transformation" for Albania, the acting Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Albania, Gent Cakaj, stated on Monday. He spoke about this at a press conference he held in Bucharest alongside his Romanian counterpart, Teodor Melescanu.

Monos by Alejandro Landes wins Transilvania Trophy at TIFF gala

The Colombian movie "Monos" by Alejandro Landes won the Transilvania Trophy at the TIFF gala on Saturday night at the National Theatre of Cluj-Napoca. The prize worth of EUR 15,000 awards a story of eight teenagers members of a guerilla ring with their hostage hiding in the mountains. The accidental killing of their precious cow dubbed Shakira unleashes a bloody fight for survival.

Foreign Ministry report on May 26 out-of-country vote: Coordinated actions to bus in voters in high numbers

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) states in a report to the Premier on the May 26 out-of-country vote that there have been coordinated actions at the polling stations abroad to turn out a large number of citizens.