Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will run in the European Parliament election in May, he announced Thursday.
"At my lovely age, I've decided out of a sense of responsibility to head for Europe where there is a lack of deep thinking about the world," said Berlusconi, 82, in Sardinia on the first stop of his campaign tour, POLITICO EU reported.
Strasbourg, Jan 15 /Agerpres/ - The political decision to join the Schengen Area should be made until the end of the term of Romania's Presidency of the Council of the European Union, or even before the elections to the European Parliament, because this would boost confidence in the European Union, in Strasbourg, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Tuesday in Strasbourg.
Bulgaria's Transport Minister Rossen Zhelyazkov on 14th of January was in Strasbourg to meet with the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani to discuss the Mobility 1 package, reports BNT.
It will become clear between January 21st and 31st whether the Mobility 1 Package will be adopted.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila will present on Tuesday the priorities of the Romanian Presidency to the Council of the European Union, in Strasbourg, at the plenary session of the European Parliament, according to a press release issued on Sunday evening for AGERPRES.
Romania's presidency's priorities at European Union's Council and the assessment of the Austrian presidency's outcomes along with the rules of freezing EU funding to the member states that are meddling with the courts of law or take no measures against fraud and corruption, are included on the agenda of the first plenary session of the European Parliament due 14-
Bulgaria's national Ombudswoman Maya Manolova has sent a letter to the European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly requesting assistance in connection with the controversial legislative amendments to the Mobility Package 1, also known as the Macron plan, which are considered as detrimental to Bulgarian road hauliers, the press office of the Ombudsman said on 11th of January, reports BNT.
Romania's government on Thursday inaugurated its six-month presidency of the European Union Council amid popular protests and renewed calls from EU guests for the country to continue to fight corruption.
Bucharest, Jan 10 /Agerpres/ - "In Romania I feel like at home," said, on Thursday evening, in Bucharest, the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, at the inauguration ceremony of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union at the Romanian Athenaeum.
President Klaus Iohannis will participate in the launching ceremony of Romania's Presidency at the Council of the European Union, to take place at the Romanian Athenaeum, the Presidential Administration announced on Thursday.
According to the agenda, the head of state will deliver a speech at this event.