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Romania, U.S. to face future challenges together, as partners and allies (joint statement)

Romania and the United Stats of America will continue to be a bulwark of Euro-Atlantic values and they will meet all the future challenges together, as partners and allies, a joint press statement issued on Monday by the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the U.S. Department of State underscores.

Romanian Academy head Ioan Aurel Pop: Romanian Language Day, celebration of Romanian soul

The Romanian Language Day is a celebration of the Romanian soul, because the language is the most pronounced effigy of the Romanians, said, on Tuesday, Ioan Aurel Pop, the president of the Romanian Academy, at the debate "The current status of the Romanian language".

Artmark auction sales at almost 6.6 ml euros in H1

Sales at Artmark auction house in the first half of the year totaled 6.58 million euros, the highest-selling lot being the Rombac 1-11 presidential plane used by former state leaders Ion Iliescu and Traian Basescu, the auction house said in a release. In H1 2021 the total volume of Artmark auctions increased 7 percent from 6.16 million euros in the first half of 2020 to 6.58 million euros.

Ex Minister Udrea can leave country, despite DNA request to have her placed under supervision

The Bucharest Court of Appeal rejected today the request of the anti-corruption prosecutors to place former Minister of Tourism Elena Udrea under court supervision with a ban on leaving the country in the case in which she was sentenced in the first instance to eight years in prison. The decision is not final and can be appealed by the prosecutors.

2009 election campaign financing case/Elena Udrea, sentenced to 8 years in prison

Former Minister Elena Udrea was sentenced on Tuesday by the Bucharest Court of Appeal to 8 years in prison for committing crimes of instigating to bribe taking and money laundering in the case on financing Traian Basescu's election campaign in the 2009 presidential election. Udrea received several sentences, ranging from 3 to 6 years, for committing the two crimes.

ParliamentaryElections2020/ Traian Basescu: PMP has crossed threshold; will have 7 percent without redistribution

Former President Traian Basescu said the People's Movement Party (PMP) had crossed the electoral threshold and "not just in any way", anticipating that it would have 7 percent, "without redistribution". "For PMP, these elections showed that it is possible without Basescu.

POST-REVOLUTION ROMANIA, 1990: 30 years since the recreation of the National Liberal Party

Founded on May 24, 1875 under the lead of Ion C. Bratianu (1875 - 1891), the National Liberal Party (PNL) is the oldest political party in Romania. In 1947 PNL stopped its activity as a result of the abolition of political pluralism by the communist regime.

EP debate: Romanian Revolution, the moment of the country's return to Europe

The Romanian Revolution of December 1989 was the first step made by the Romanians and Romania in what concerns their return to Europe, European Commissioner for Transport Adina Valean told the European Parliament plenary session on Monday, with MEP Traian Basescu added that in December 1989 the Romanians were determined to say "no" to communism, by even scarifying their lives, and they joined t