President Klaus Iohannis to participate in extraordinary meeting of European Council

President Klaus Iohannis is set to attend, starting on Thursday, the extraordinary meeting of the European Council in Brussels, where discussions will focus on the Multiannual Financial Framework of the European Union for 2021-2027, according to a press release of the Presidential Administration .

Iohannis: PNDL must be rethought, not at all abolished

The National Local Development Program (PNDL) must be rethought, not abolished, President Klaus Iohannis emphasized, on Monday, at the General Assembly of the Association of Communes in Romania. Klaus Iohannis spoke to the mayors present at this event about the importance of efficient investments for the development of local communities.

President Iohannis: Greek language helps us talk about democracy, condemn xenophobia

Today's Romania is the fruit of history that brought Romanians in contact with peoples and communities of cultural identities that enriched not only our cultural heritage, but also the diversity of European civilization, says President Klaus Iohannis, in a message transmitted on Monday on the occasion of the Greek Language Day.

Klaus Iohannis once again designates Ludovic Orban for Prime Minister

President Klaus Iohannis proposed the chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Ludovic Orban, once more for the position of Prime Minister. "After consulting all the parties and parliamentary formations, I designate Mr. Ludovic Orban for forming a new Government," announced President Iohannis, at the Cotroceni Palace.

Cotroceni consultations/Ciolacu: We proposed Remus Pricopie for PM; decision belongs to President

Social Democratic Party (PSD) interim leader Marcel Ciolacu on Thursday announced, after the consultations at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, that he presented to President Klaus Iohannis the proposal to designate Remus Pricopie as Prime Minister.

President Iohannis convenes parliamentary parties for consultations

President Klaus Iohannis has announced that he will convene on Thursday the parliamentary political parties for consultations at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace for the appointment of a new prime minister. "It takes a few political steps. I will convene the parliamentary parties at a consultation session that starts tomorrow [ed.n - Thursday] at 12:00 hrs.

Iohannis: Being awarded Charlemagne Prize, an opportunity to present Romania as EU's solid and trustworthy partner

President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday said that being awarded the International Charlemagne Prize of the City of Aachen represents an opportunity to present Romania as a solid and trustworthy partner within the European Union.

Iohannis says to reappoint Orban as PM if censure motion prevails

President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday that if the censure motion against the Orban Cabinet prevails, he will still pick Orban as the prime minister for the government to ensue.      "Yes, this time and next time as well I will also appoint Mr Ludovic Orban," the President said, when asked whom he will pick for prime minister if a censure motion passes.

Iohannis: It is important to develop relationship with Israel, including by holding joint gov't meeting

AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: Romania's President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday met leader of the Blue and White alliance in Israel Benjamin Gantz at the leader's request, on the side-lines of the Fifth World Holocaust Forum dedicated to the remembrance of holocaust victims.