European integration

Senior official Neculaescu attends EaP COVID-19 pandemic meeting

Senior strategic affairs official with Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) Dan Neculaescu participated on Thursday in a virtual ministerial meeting on the Eastern Partnership (EaP) that focused on EU support measures amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the current challenges in terms of misinformation.

MAE: Romania, Sweden hold consultations on political developments in Eastern Partnership states

Secretary of state for strategic affairs Dan Neculaescu on Thursday had bilateral consultations in videoconference system with Robert Rydberg, secretary of state with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, on which occasion the two sides exchanged opinions and assessments with respect to the status of the states of the Eastern Partnership, with an emphasis on the Republic of Moldova and Ukr

PSD launches petition to protect rights of Romanian workers in EU

Social Democratic Party (PSD) has launched a petition online by which it asks for the support of the European Parliament to ensure that the European laws in terms of social and medical protection and the rights of the Romanian workers as Romanian citizens are being observed in the European Union.

PM Orban - message on Europe Day: We can overcome pandemic crisis if all other countries overcome it

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban conveyed a message on Saturday on Europe Day, stressing the EU's need for solidarity. "It is 70 years since the then head of French diplomacy, Robert Schuman, read the Declaration that bears his name - a moment whose historical significance for today's European Union is celebrated on May 9 every year as Europe Day.

Iohannis, message on Europe Day: In face of pandemic, Romania has once again proven to be reliable partner

President Klaus Iohannis sent a message on Saturday on the occasion of Europe Day, in which he shows that in the crisis generated by the COVID-19 pandemic, "an unprecedented challenge", Romania has proven once again that it is a reliable partner within the European Union. "Today we are celebrating Europe Day in a very special context, impossible to imagine just a few months ago.

EUROPE DAY/Iulian Chifu: European unity will be visible especially in post-pandemic recovery plans

European unity will be visible especially in the recovery plans following the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, a health crisis that has brought to discussion the idea of democracy, as well as the idea of leadership, analyst Iulian Chifu told AGERPRES on Friday. He spoke about the prospects that the health crisis has brought to the European Union ahead Europe Day on Saturday.

Secretary of state Iulia Matei has spoken about managing COVID-19 crisis at informal meeting of EU officials

Secretary of state for European Affairs Iulia Matei on Wednesday participated in the informal meeting of the ministers and secretaries of state for European Affairs of the EU Member States that was held as a videoconference, informed a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) sent to AGERPRES.

Nine EU leaders call for joint debt issuance for coronavirus spending

Leaders of nine EU countries including France, Italy and Spain called on the bloc to agree on a "common debt instrument" to raise funds to support the health industry in combating the coronavirus, as well as the broader economies, according to a letter seen by Reuters.