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PM Orban: We celebrate signing the EU Accession Treaty with same confidence in Romanians' choice

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban says in a message sent on the occasion of the 15th anniversary since the signing of the Accession Treaty to the European Union, that we celebrate this moment "with the same confidence in the choice Romanians made and the same determination to keep our compass." "Romania celebrates today 15 years since the return to its big family of European democracies was consecra

Romanian President Picks New PM in Push for Elections

Romania's centre-right President, Klaus Iohannis, on Wednesday nominated acting Finance Minister Florin Citu as the new prime minister-designate - a pick that parliament appeared likely to reject.

The doomed-looking move was widely seen as a way for the head of state to trigger snap parliamentary elections. 

PM Orban: I believe CCR must judge based on constitutional texts, not on the basis of political statements

Acting Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said Monday night that the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) should judge based on the constitutional texts, considering that in his case the latter decided "on the basis of certain political statements". Orban told private TV broadcaster Digi 24 that the members of the CCR are conducting a "political analysis" in his case.

Romanian Court Rejects President’s Second Nomination of Orban

Romania's Constitutional Court on Monday ruled against the President Klaus Iohannis' second nomination of acting prime minister Ludovic Orban as PM-designate.

The ruling came as parliament prepared for a vote, which has now been suspended, in which legislators should have decided whether the centre-right politician would take office.

CCR finds legal conflict in Ludovic Orban being appointed prime minister

The Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) ruled on Monday that there is a legal conflict between President Klaus Iohannis and Parliament regarding the appointment of National Liberal Party (PNL) leader Ludovic Orban as prime minister, CCR officials told AGERPRES on Monday.   According to the sources, Iohannis has to make a new nomination for the position of prime minister.

PSD: It's prime minister-designate's duty to prove Parliament's support

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) says that it is the duty of the prime minister-designate to prove that he has the support of Parliament for the formation of the Government, and Ludovic Orban is trying in vain to blame the Social Democratic parliamentarians. "It is the duty of the prime minister-designate to prove that he has Parliament's support for the formation of the Government.

Government: PM Orban voices in Munich interest in expanding economic cooperation with Germany

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban had a series of meetings with representatives of the business environment at the Munich Security Conference, voicing in context the interest for strengthening and expanding economic cooperation with Germany, informs a press release published by the Government on Saturday.

PM Orban thanks Georgian counterpart for involvement in Black Sea-Caspian transport route

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban had a meeting with his Georgian counterpart, Giorgi Gakharia, on Friday, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, in which context the Romanian official thanked his counterpart for the active involvement of his country in the Black Sea-Caspian transport route.

PM Orban: Serb minority - a model of inter-ethnic living and social cohesion in Romania

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban on Monday sent a message on the Sveti Sava Day saying that the Serb minority is "a model of inter-ethnic relations and social cohesion in Romania, to which it contributes alongside the other ethnic minorities and the majority population." "This is a special day for the ethnic Serbs.