Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu will participate on Monday, 17 June, in the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in Luxembourg, whose agenda also includes the situation in the Republic of Moldova.
Romania's Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said on Thursday that both the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) and the European Union (EU) play a significant part in ensuring security in the Black Sea region and in the Balkans.
New technologies cannot replace the career diplomat's work, regardless of their ability to analyse, Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu told the opening on Thursday of the European Diplomatic Programme.
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.
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.
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has asked Romania to halt any further "provocations" over crosses erected for Romanian war dead in a cemetery in an ethnic Hungarian part of the country.
The dispute arose after the authorities erected 52 concrete crosses to mark the graves of the dead Romanian soldiers outside the Harghita County cemetery.
Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said on Wednesday evening that he had talks with Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on a request from President Klaus Iohannis regarding his removal from office for issues reported at the polling stations abroad for the May 26 European elections and referendum, but the conclusion was that there was no question of his resignation.
President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday requested the immediate removal from office of the Foreign Affairs and Interior ministers, Teodor Melescanu and Carmen Dan, for the way the elections were organized. "Because they would not hand in their resignation of honour, I request the immediate removal from office of the Foreign Affairs Minister and of Mrs.
Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said on Sunday evening that he is not to be blamed for the long lines of Romanian voters at the polling stations aboard on Sunday, saying that political consensus is needed to change election legislation. "The very large participation contradicted virtually all the assessments we had.
The Romanian government and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) signed an action plan for a 2018-2022 country programme, through Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu, Minister of Labour and Social Justice Marius Budai, and UNICEF representative in Romania Pieter Bult. "Both the country program and the action plan we have signed today include three action guidelines.