Member states of the Council of Europe

Iohannis: Romania's undeniable duty towards Rep. of Moldova - establishing common space of democracy

President-elect Klaus Iohannis said on Friday that Romania backs the Republic of Moldova's European Union membership by permanently supporting the interests of this country, adding that Romania has an "undeniable duty" towards Chisinau, specifically the establishment of a common space of democracy, stability and prosperity.

Basescu asks for Gov't strategy for Black Sea gas transit to be made via Transgaz

President Traian Basescu called on the Government during a meeting of the Romanian Supreme Defence Council (CSAT) on Tuesday to find a strategy that it should also turn into law by which the transit of the natural gas to be drilled for in the Black Sea be made via Romanian gas transporter Transgaz, the Presidential Administration said in a press release.


Miscalculating the capabilities, resources or probable course of action of their opponents can pose serious difficulties for a political leader. While trying to make the best use of an opportunity, a political leader may become cornered by their mistakes or failed undertakings.