Klaus Iohannis

Iohannis: In Romania, anti-Semitic, xenophobic and racist manifestations must be harshly sanctioned

President Klaus Iohannis on Friday sent a message on the occasion of the Pesach holiday, in which he reaffirms his commitment to protect the rights of citizens belonging to national minorities and the spiritual and cultural heritage of the ethnic minorities, according to a Presidential Administration release.

Ambassador Ramis calls France-Romania Season undeniable success allowing French public to rediscover Romania

Attending the official opening of the second season of the Romania-France Season on Thursday evening, France's Ambassador to Romania Michele Ramis said the first part of this project was an "undeniable success" in France, having allowed the public to rediscover Romania. "This week is exceptional in the history of the French-Romanian relationships.

Iohannis, at Romania-France Season opening: I urge the Government to really and concretely invest in culture

President Klaus Iohannis urged the Government at the official opening of the Romania-France cultural season on Thursday to really and concretely invest in culture. "The Romania-France Season is an excellent proof of the creative potential of Romanian artists, as well as of the Romanian-French cultural dialogue.

Europe is Romania and Romania is Europe, President Iohannis says at launch of latest book

It is a book that aims to be a guide for the citizen interested in European affairs, the EU and the European institutions. (...) After I started writing the first pages, I asked myself what title it will get. I talked to quite a lot of people. (...) I liked this title, EU.RO, because it is a direct answer.

Parliament repeats vote on referendum bill, repeals recommendations to President Iohannis

Parliament on Wednesday repeated a vote on a bill concerning President Klaus Iohannis' request for a national consultative referendum on issues of national concern, eliminating some initial recommendations to the head of state. There were 218 yeas, 11 nays and three abstentions for the new text of the bill.

In Jerusalem, Romania's minister Intotero discusses developing bilateral co-operation with local administration

AGERPRES special correspondent Catalina Matei reports: Developing co-operation between the Romanian and Israeli nations was the main topic of discussion held in Jerusalem on Tuesday as part of a visit by the Minister for Romanians Abroad, Natalia Intotero, along with an official retinue, at the Jerusalem City Hall.

Importance of preserving independence of justice, addressed by President Iohannis and Germans Grutters, Fabritius

President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday welcomed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace Minister of State Monika Grutters, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, and the German Federal Gov't chargé for German-born immigrants and national minorities Bernd Fabritius, context in which the importance of preserving the independence of justice in a democratic system, compatible with the

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