In Brussels on Monday, Romania's President Klaus Iohannis attended a meeting with representatives of the Eastern Partnership member states, advocating for strengthening this organisation.
President Klaus Iohannis sent a message on Monday on the occasion of the 7th ASEF Rectors' Conference and Student's Forum, held in Bucharest, advocating for the strengthening of the collaboration of higher education institutions in Romania with international partners.
National Liberal Party (PNL) leader Ludovic Orban said Monday, referring to the letter from the First Vice-President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, that there is a major risk that Romania will be suspended from voting in the European Council, pointing out that the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n) and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE, minor at rule, e
President Klaus Iohannis stated on Saturday in Iasi that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) representatives "are talking nonsense about the summit and accuse him of representing foreign interests, adding that the current government "has completely different priorities, other interests than the Romanians," which is why Romania is confronted with numerous issues and obstacles.
Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea stated on Saturday at the rally organised in Galati that President Klaus Iohannis used the Sibiu Summit for his electoral campaign and his petty interests, adding that he "called his masters" and "begged another sanction against Romania." "You've seen the European leaders in Sibiu, Iohannis was keen to represent Romania just by himself
President Klaus Iohannis will attend in Brussels a meeting with representatives of the states within the Eastern Partnership, going to speak out for the strengthening and consolidation of this initiative, a Presidential Administration release informed.
Senate President Calin-Popescu Tariceanu told AGERPRES in an interview that a fair representation of Romania in the European Union is needed and that the party he is heading wants equal rights for all Union citizens, regardless of their origin country. "We don't criticize the Union, but the lack of democracy and the exaggerated influence of the bureaucracy from Brussels.
Sibiu, a former European Capital of Culture in 2007, lived on Thursday the day when it turned into the political capital of the European Union, hosting a summit of the most important leaders of the continent, a moment that will go down in the history of a city that was more prepared than ever before, aware that it will write history.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Friday in Arad that "the political decision of some member states impede us to join the Schengen Area," adding that following the informal Summit in Sibiu decisions should be made that can also be noted Romania. "The Sibiu Summit is important for our country, each country which holds the rotating presidency has an informal summit.
European Council President Donald Tusk said in Sibiu on Thursday that he wants to nominate the new EU leadership in June, having announced that, in this respect, he would convene a meeting with the EU leaders on 28 May, right after the elections to the European Parliament.