Bucharest, Sep 9 /Agerpres/ - Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Monday discussed over the phone with the British Minister of State for Europe and the Americas, Christopher Pincher, about the situation of the Romanian community in the United Kingdom.
Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba announced on a Twitter post that he discussed with European Chief Negotiator for the United Kingdom Exiting the European Union Michel Barnier about the importance of protecting the rights of the EU and Romanian citizens who are living in the UK. "Engaging phone conversation with EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier.
Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Tuesday chaired the last General Affairs Council (GAC) meeting under the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council.
A country cannot be considered a "full member" of the European Union unless it has presided over the EU Council, and Romania has done so very successfully, Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba told the "The Europe NEXT Project. A New Europe Political Ambition for Europe" conference on Tuesday.
Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba says he regrets the resignation of British Prime Minister Theresa May, adding that "things have become more complicated." "I regret the resignation of UK PM Theresa May whose constructive engagement was appreciated by all member states.
Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba has welcomed a decision by the Swiss Federal Council to grant free movement to Romanian nationals as of June 1. "I welcome the decision by the Swiss Federal Council to grant free movement to Romanian nationals as of June 1, 2019. The safeguard clause limiting this right for Romanian and Bulgarian nationals is thus ending.
The Presidency of the Council of the European Union is, in a way, proof of Romania's role in supporting the EU in "times of great uncertainty," Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba said on Tuesday. He spoke at the opening of the conference "30 years on: Lessons from the Past, Challenges of the Present, Inspiration for the Future", organized in Bucharest.
Minister Delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Tuesday asserted in Luxembourg that the objectives of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU include the need of a more efficient communication about the outcome and progress achieved under the Eastern Partnership, as well as starting a comprehensive debate on defining the vision for the following decade, capable to strengthen EU
Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba chaired on Tuesday in Luxembourg a new meeting of the General Affairs Council (Art. 50), organised under the aegis of Romania's Presidency at the EU Council, context in which he tackled several scenarios regarding Brexit.
Minister-delegate for European Affairs, George Ciamba, on Saturday had a meeting in Washington with members of the Atlantic Council, an organization that promotes the strengthening of the Transatlantic relations, on which occasion he talked about the need to agree on a set of definitions for important phenomena, to help avoiding that gaps between the EU and the US become deeper.