Not everybody benefits from the sustained economic growth of Romania and poverty among children and in the rural environment increased significantly, European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu stated on Friday within the presentation conference of the Country Report for Romania, published by the European Commission on 27 February.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila will pay a visit to the US between Saturday and Tuesday, where she will attend the Conference of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). "The visit takes place following an invitation extended to Romania's Prime Minister by AIPAC President Morton Fridman and AIPAC Executive Director Howard Kohr.
Protesters push against police in Tirana on 21 March 2019. Photo: Gjergj Erebara/BIRN
Protesters threw a coloured substance against one of MPs as he was entering the parliament in Tirana for the first time.
After the opposition parties summoned their supporters early in the morning, dozens of them threw firecrackers and smoke bombs while police pushed them back.