Klaus Iohannis

President Iohannis calls critical corruption report 'red card' to Romania's gov't

The compliance report released by the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) on Tuesday is "another red card" to the ruling coalition of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday.

Opposition leader Orban, President Iohannis discuss political issues, including presidential election

National leader of the opposition National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban said after a meeting on Tuesday with President Klaus Iohannis that their talks focused on internal and European policy issues, as well as canvassing for the presidential election, given that PNL supports Iohannis' re-election for a new term.

President Iohannis, message on Justice Day: Last years, marked by repeated attempts to subordinate justice to politics

President Klaus Iohannis states in a message conveyed on Sunday, on the occasion of Justice Day, that the recent years have been marked by repeated attempts to subordinate justice to politics, through hasty amendments to the legislation organizing the judiciary, the statute of magistrates and the criminal law, but this "assault" has triggered the prompt reaction of citizens and magistrates.

Iohannis: Romania and I are equally determined to develop strategic partnership with US

Romania's strategic priority is and will remain a strong transatlantic relationship, President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday at a 4th of July reception at the United States Embassy on the 243rd anniversary of the US Independence Day.

Romania-France cultural season to end July 14 with events in Carol Park

The Romania-France cultural season ends on July 14 in the Carol Park in Bucharest, where events for children, concerts and a fireworks show will be unfolded, according to French ambassador to Romania Michele Ramis. Among the events there are culinary demonstrations, children's events, and happenings. At 18:00hrs, there will be a concert to be staged by the band Vunk and Delia.

UPDATE President Iohannis: Romania has been, is and will be most constant, dedicated supporter of R. Moldova

Romania has been, is and will be the most constant and dedicated supporter of the Republic of Moldova, President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday. The head of state welcomed at the Cotroceni Palace Presidential Maia Sandu, the Moldovan premier. At the end of the meeting, President Iohannis said that this is the first external visit of Prime Minister Maia Sandu after taking office.

UPDATE Maia Sandu: Republic of Moldova's oligarchic regime left a very difficult inheritance

The inheritance from the Republic of Moldova's oligarchic regime is "very difficult" for the country's citizens, visiting Moldovan Prime Minister Maia Sandu said on Tuesday in a press statement delivered jointly with President Klaus Iohannis at the Cotroceni Palace.

Opposition tables constitution revision draft

The parliamentary opposition parties on Monday lodged a constitution revision draft that transposes the outcome of a May 26 referendum on justice matters and fully complies with the National Pact on Romania's European Path initiated by President Klaus Iohannis, according to National Liberal Party (PNL) MP Raluca Turcan.

Iohannis: I'm with artists protesting drastic cuts of culture institutions' budgets countrywide

President Klaus Iohannis on Sunday said he is with the artists protesting the "drastic cuts of the culture institutions' budgets", adding that this field reached "last" of the fields. "Instead of enjoying this priceless resource, we are called to defend the Romanian culture from bankruptcy.