The Chamber of Deputies, as decision-making forum in this situation, decided on Wednesday that 4 June be declared the Day of the Treaty of Trianon. The bill to this effect was passed by the deputies with 235 "in favour" votes, 21 "against" and 25 abstentions.
Romania's former Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean says the Schuman Declaration of May 9, 1950, because of its symbolism, is more valid than ever, because, given that during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic period the EU has shown that "it does not fully operate" as a united, solidary body.
Parliament gathers at 12,00hrs on Thursday in a joint online session, devoted to the President Klaus Iohannis' request on the approval of the state of emergency on Romania's territory, established under decree no 195/2020.
Interim PSD (Social Democratic Party) leader Marcel Ciolacu on Tuesday said it was normal for Ludovic Orban to resign as interim Prime Minister, since there existed a decision of the Constitutional Court in this regard and that, in his opinion, a government of specialists should be appointed until the next elections.
Romania's Constitutional Court on Monday ruled against the President Klaus Iohannis' second nomination of acting prime minister Ludovic Orban as PM-designate.
The ruling came as parliament prepared for a vote, which has now been suspended, in which legislators should have decided whether the centre-right politician would take office.
President Klaus Iohannis on Friday sent a letter to Prime Minister Viorica Dancila explaining why he does not appoint Titus Corlatean as deputy prime minister and asking Dancila to come up with another pick for future holder of Romania's portfolios of strategic partnerships.
President Klaus Iohannis announced on Thursday that he will not accept the nomination of Titus Corlatean as member of the Government. "Titus Corlatean will not be minister of anything," said Iohannis, mentioning that he sees the latter as "the engineer of the 2014 elections' disaster."AGERPRES(RO - author: George Onea, editor: Andreea Rotaru; EN - author: Maria Voican, editor: Simona Iacob)
Acting national leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Tuesday after a convention of the party's National Executive Committee (CEx) that Titus Corlatean was picked for deputy prime minister; Ana Birchall for justice minister; Roxana Manzatu for European funds minister, and Natalia Intotero for minister for Romanians abroad.
The steps referring to the revision of the fundamental law regarding the family are 'a necessary gesture for the long-term health of the Romanian society', and yet they go 'against the European trend', the Social-Democrat Senator Titus Corlatean asserted on Thursday.
A large-scale event dedicated to the Centennial of the Great Union - the meeting "Romania 100 - Diplomacy, Education and Mission" - is organized on Friday in Alba Iulia by "1st December 1918" University in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.