Heads of state
Former President Traian Basescu has called on young people to get out and vote, adding that choices are aplenty in today's presidential election. "I already think like a man who went through all of state positions, and I think that this election is the fundamental moment of a generational change.
The right-wing government is cooking up the austerity measures, says the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Social Democrat Marcel Ciolacu, and warns Prime Minister Ludovic Orban "to whine less and get to work". "Panic and lamentations! That's all the PNL [National Liberal Party, at rule, ed. n.] ministers can do ever since they took over their offices at the Victoria Governmental Palace.
French and Chinese presidents will sign a document stressing the "irreversibility" of the Paris Climate Agreement, the Elysee Palace reports.
The two will sign the document on Wednesday when a personal meeting is scheduled.
Emmanuel Macron is in Shanghai, for the city's largest trade show. The President of China will also be there to open the fair with a speech.
Mircea Diaconu, independent candidate for the presidential election supported by the "Un om" (A human being) electoral alliance, made up of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) and PRO Romania, said in an interview with AGERPRES that he does not deem necessary a modification of the Constitution, inasmuch as everything should first be laid down on the existing "order of law".
On November 11, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will undergo surgery for the treatment of aneurysms, according to his spokeswoman Mina Andreeva, confirming information from France's press obtained from Juncker's surroundings.
According to the President's relatives, it is an abdominal aortic aneurysm.