Simona Klodnischi

Outgoing ForMin Melescanu: As minister and political leader I have equally assumed successes and failures

In an end of term message this Wednesday, outgoing Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu says that he has always assumed both successes and failures, and that the position held at the Foreign Affairs Ministry's helm has given him the chance to serve the interests of Romanians and not those of politicians.

Calin Popescu-Tariceanu gets Executive Political Bureau's nomination as ALDE presidential candidate (sources)

The Executive Political Bureau of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE, junior ruling coalition partner) designated on Wednesday alliance Chairman Calin Popescu-Tariceanu as the formation's candidate in the presidential election this autumn, political sources said.

PM Dancila: Gov't supports Republic of Moldova's European roadmap; we have shared interest in infrastructure

The Romanian government will offer the Republic of Moldova its full support with the implementation of environmental, health and education projects, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday, mentioning that the two states have a common interest in transport infrastructure interconnection projects and in reducing roaming fees.

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.