President Iohannis: Implementation of EU's agreements with Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia must remain a priority

President Klaus Iohannis on Friday stated that the implementation of the existing agreements between the EU and Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia must remain a priority and that the Union must support this process of implementation by providing technical and financial assistance.


Iohannis: We would like Riga summit to mark EU's consolidated relations with Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said Thursday that Romania is directly interested in the European bids of Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine, adding that the EU's Eastern Partnership Summit meeting in Riga is expected to mark the consolidation of EU's relationships with the three countries.

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Cigarettes smuggled from Georgia, Northern Iraq, Bulgaria

Smuggled cigarettes arrive in Turkey from Georgia, northern Iraq and Bulgaria, while there are large sums of money being transferred from the eastern parts of Turkey to Istanbul in line with smuggling activities, according to recent data from Turkey's financial crime investigation board (MASAK), daily Milliyet has reported.

Bulgaria Has Fifth Largest Share of Obese Children in Europe - WHO

According to the latest figures of WHO, which were presented in Prague on Wednesday, Bulgaria has the fifth largest share of obese or overweight children under the age of five in Europe.

The results of an obesity forecast exercise, which were revealed at the European Obesity Conference, showed that the share of obese or overweight children in Bulgaria was 19.8 %.

ForMin Aurescu: We would like to see more Luxembourgian investors in Romania

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu said Wednesday that he would like to see more investors from Luxembourg opening up shop in Romania, mentioning that Luxembourg is currently ranked 9th in the ranking of foreign investors in Romania, with more than 2 billion euros worth of investment.