Simona Klodnischi

PSD presidential candidate Dancila fully aware it won't be an easy battle, pursuing message of unity

National leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila said on Tuesday that the decision of the party's National Standing Bureau and National Executive Committee to name her PSD presidential candidate does her honor and renders her even more responsible, mentioning that she is aware this won't be an easy battle, because the party starts from a difficult position.

PSD NEC: Viorica Dancila nominated as party's presidential candidate (sources)

National leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila was nominated on Tuesday by the party's National Executive Committee (NEC) as presidential candidate, Social-Democratic sources told AGERPRES. Dancila had earlier won the majority vote of PSD's National Standing Bureau for her nomination as presidential candidate.

President Iohannis: PSD and ALDE continue to turn away from citizens' interests

The only parties that have decided not to sign the National Political Agreement on consolidating Romania's European course are the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n.) and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE, minor at rule, ed.n.), which continue to turn away from the citizens' interests, President Klaus Iohannis stated on Tuesday, adding that through its passivity, the

Transport Minister says construction of Comarnic - Brasov motorway with state budget funding perfectly possible

The Romanian government will be able to build the Comarnic - Brasov motorway with money from the state budget, which won't be considerably impacted, as payments will be made progressively, as the works advance, Transport Minister Razvan Cuc told a press conference on Tuesday.

Liberals to work out criminal law amendment bill banning amnesty, pardon for corruption offenses

Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban said on Monday that the Constitutional Court's ruling on the fundamental law revision draft is "strange" and announced that the Liberals will draft a bill to amend criminal law so as to ban amnesty and pardon for corruption offenses.

Festivals market at record-high 600 ml lei due to staple events like Neversea, Untold or Electric Castle

The Romanian music festivals this summer and the high-profile artists scheduled to perform here will attract more than one billion spectators, taking the market to an all-time record high of more than 600 million lei, shows a survey by Frames consulting company.

Iohannis: Agriculture - essential in economy and society, Romania has still-not-fully-tapped agricultural potential

Romania further enjoys a considerable, not fully exploited agricultural potential, and food security depends on the agricultural sector's capacity to adjust to climate warming, President Klaus Iohannis said in a message conveyed on Friday on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of agricultural higher education in Cluj-Napoca.

Military divers from five countries to train in Eurasian Partnership MCM Dive 19 multinational exercise

More than 90 military divers from five NATO or Partnership for Peace (PfP) member countries will participate in the 10th edition of the Eurasian Partnership MCM Dive 19 taking place July 22 - 26 in Romania's Black Sea territorial waters, the Navy General Staff (SMFN) informs in a release.

DefMin Les on Mircea Geoana's appointment as NATO Deputy Secretary General: A recognition of Romania's merits

Minister of National Defense Gabriel Les told a press conference in Cluj this Thursday that Mircea Geoana's appointment as NATO's next Deputy Secretary General represents a recognition of Romania's merits and of the Romanian Forces' activity within the Alliance.