In Cernauti, Tilvar voices worries over denial of Druc's entry to Ukraine, demands official explanation

On a visit on Sunday to Cernauti, Ukraine, Minister-delegate for Romanians Overseas Angel Tilvar met Vice-Governor of the Cernauti Regional State Administration Ruslan Sencyuk and Cernauti Mayor Kaspruk Oleksey, with Tilvar voicing worries over Moldova's former Prime Minister Mircea Druc, also a Romanian citizen, having been denied entry to Ukraine.

President Iohannis: Moldova makes important progress in reforming society and moving closer to EU

President Klaus Iohannis on Monday appreciated that the Republic of Moldova recorded "important progresses" in getting closer to the European Union, five years after the signing of the Declaration on Strategic Partnership between Romania and the Republic of Moldova.

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Romanian, Moldovan ForMins: First review of Strategic Partnership on Moldova's EU Accession, highly fruitful

Foreign Minister of Romania Bogdan Aurescu and Foreign Minister of Moldova Natalia Gherman say the first stage review of the Romanian-Moldova Partnership on Moldova's European Integration, five years after establishment, is "highly fruitful," renewing their full support for promoting Moldova's European journey and winning a clear prospect for accession to the European Union.

ForMin Aurescu talks with adviser for European affairs to Chancellor Angela Merkel

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Thursday received Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut, adviser for European affairs to the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, in the context of the latter's visit to Romania.

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Interest of Russian Tourists in Bulgarian Black Sea Grows

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova announced on Thursday that the interest of Russian tourists towards the Bulgarian Black Sea coast has increased in the past days.

According to Angelkova, there has been a 40 % growth in the number of Russians, who have signed up for a summer holiday in Bulgaria, Darik radio reports.

Moldova MPs to Vote on Expanding Cultural Autonomy of Mostly Ethnic Bulgarian Region

The Parliament in Chisinau will discuss on Friday a draft bill granting a status of a 'national-cultural region' to Taraclia, an area in southwestern Moldova with predominantly ethnic Bulgarian population, BGNES reported.

Taraclia is home to more than 30,000 ethnic Bulgarians - the largest ethnic Bulgarian community in Moldova.

ForMin Aurescu: We stand beside R. Moldova, its citizens, in effort to construct common European future

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, shows in a message, on the occasion of the anniversary of 97 years since the Union of Basarabia and Romania on March 27, that Romania stands beside the Republic of Moldova "in the effort to construct the common European future".

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ForMin Aurescu highlights role of Moldovan Parliament in country's European course

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu met Republic of Moldova Parliament Chair Andrian Candu on Wednesday; the Romanian official took the opportunity to voice his support for further progress of the authorities in Chisinau, 'firstly as regards the strict application of the Association Agreement with the European Union, so that the Republic of Moldova preserves its advanced status within the E