Simona Klodnischi

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

UDMR's Antal Arpad: In a normal country there is no such thing as special pensions

Sfantu Gheorghe mayor Antal Arpad from the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) said on Thursday that he is no supporter of special pensions and that in his view, the contribution to the pension fund should be the only criterion that should be considered when the pension amount is determined. "I believe that in a normal country the institution of special pensions does not exist.

President Iohannis writes EU leaders a letter on situation in Republic of Moldova

President Klaus Iohannis this Wednesday sent President of the European Council Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker a letter regarding the situation in the Republic of Moldova, the Presidential Administration announced.

FinMin Teodorovici: Enough money in coffers for what we pledged to accomplish until year-end

Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici reiterated on Tuesday that there is enough money in the coffers until the end of the year for both investments and wage and pension expenditures, but that if a particular public spending category can be logically adjusted, this should be done. EU animal health law provides new possibilities to fight communicable diseases in animals and humans

Agriculture Minister Petre Daea considers that the future European animal health law, which will come into force in April 2021, will create new possibilities to adjust the fight against communicable diseases in animals and humans, playing also an important role in providing new and modern tools in the prevention and control of these diseases.

PM Dancila: I don't want to pass judgment on Liviu Dragnea, but I want to change his manner of working

Acting Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, said she hopes there will be several candidates for party head and that the leadership will be collective, because decision-making should not be left with one person alone.

Kelemen Hunor on Valea Uzului inter-ethnic incident: An act of vandalism, we will complain to international bodies

Chairman of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) Kelemen Hunor said on Friday that he will take all the legal steps with international bodies from the European Union to all of Romania's partners in connection with the incidents at the Valea Uzului military cemetery, adding that UDMR representatives will document their complaint with pictures and video recordings so that the world ma

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.

PLUS Chairman Ciolos suggests acting government, early elections after presidential vote

PLUS Chairman Dacian Ciolos said on Thursday that attempts should be made to form a new parliamentary majority to back an acting government until after presidential elections and that early parliamentary elections should be held subsequently.

Romania - Israel Memorandum of Understanding on cybersecurity cooperation signed at Gov't headquarters

Minister of Communications Alexandru Petrescu and the head of Israel's National Cyber Directorate (INCD) Yigal Unna signed on Thursday, at the Victoria Palace of Government, a Memorandum of Understanding on cybersecurity cooperation.