Iohannis calls for protection of environment on World Car-Free Day

Bucharest, Sept 22 /Agerpres/ - President Klaus Iohannis called for the protection of the environment, in a message on the occasion of World Car-Free Day. "In a world increasingly affected by climate change caused by pollution, protecting the environment becomes our obligation and responsibility, of all," Iohannis posted on Facebook on Sunday.

Catalin Ivan submits his candidacy for presidential elections

Bucharest, Sept 22 /Agerpres/ - Former Social-Democratic MEP Catalin Ivan on Sunday submitted at the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) his candidacy for the presidential elections, saying at the BEC headquarters that this is an opportunity to make known the political project he has joined, the Alternative Party for National Dignity, and which is intended as "an alternative to the current political

Antiterrorist exercise at Israel's Embassy

Bucharest, Sept 22 /Agerpres/ - An antiterrorist exercise organized by the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) - as a national authority in the field of terrorism prevention and combating - and partner institutions within the National System of Prevention and Combating Terrorism is taking place at the Israeli embassy, informs the SRI.

MediaSind TVR decides to continue excessive zeal strike for dismissal of Romanian Television director

Members of the branch of the MediaSind Romanian Union of Journalists (SRJ) in the Romanian Television (TVR) have decided on Friday to continue the strike through excessive zeal started for the purpose of provoking the dismissal, in urgent regime, of the President-General Director of the Romanian Television Society, as well as the directors of the Human Resources and Legal departments, a documen

JusMin Birchall: Tighter cooperation with the ECHR represents an important goal of the Justice Ministry

Justice Minister Ana Birchall met on Thursday with President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Linos Alexandre Sicillianos, underscoring within the meeting that Romania wants a tight cooperation with the ECHR, taking into account the large number of cases Romania is involved in.

Laura Codruta Kovesi: It is very important for Justice to continue to resist, to do its job in professional manner

Former head of the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) Laura Codruta Kovesi Thursday talked about the assault on the justice system, carried out not only through comments in the public space, but also through repeated attempts to change the legislation and stressed the importance for Justice to continue to resist and do its job in a professional way.

EU Funds Minister Minzatu:President Iohannis is blocking investments of over 1.5 mln euro from European funds

European Funds Minister Roxana Minzatu argues that President Klaus Iohannis "is knowingly blocking" governmental environment projects, funded with European funds, by refusing to appoint a new relevant minister. Minzatu gave as an example six water and wastewater projects worth a total of 1,558,685,670 euro, which are subjected to obtaining the green light from the Minister of Environment.

PM Dancila: I am not going to the US for photos, but to represent the country, strengthen transatlantic relations

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Wednesday evening that the visit she is to pay to the US, as of Sunday, is aimed at strengthening the transatlantic relations, as well as the signing of some bilateral agreements to the benefit of Romania and which "can generate a much greater wave of confidence in our country." "You know very well that I care a lot about the transatlantic relation and I

Romanian, Polish Foreign Affairs ministers talk about Western Balkans, cooperation within NATO

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ramona Manescu, attended, on Wednesday, the second round of intergovernmental consultations between Romania and Poland, in Bucharest, context in which she spoke with her Polish counterpart, Jacek Czaputowicz, about the situation in the Western Balkans, included, but also about cooperation within NATO.

PM Dancila welcomes Polish PM Morawiecki at Victoria Governmental Palace

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila welcomed, at the Victoria Governmental Palace on Wednesday, Republic of Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, who is paying an official visit to Romania to participate in the second round of Romanian-Polish inter-governmental consultations.