PM Dancila calls President Iohannis; president to soon comment on interim ministers

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Monday had a phone conversation with President Klaus Iohannis about her picks for interim ministers, political sources have told AGERPRES. According to the sources, Iohannis told the prime minister that he would respond "very soon" about the picks. Last month, Dancila submitted to Iohannis her picks for education, justice and interior ministers.

ForMin Manescu: Fire at Romania's Embassy in Baghdad, caused by tank explosion; one employee injured

Foreign Affairs Minister Ramona Manescu stated that the fire that took place on Sunday at the headquarters of the Romanian Embassy in Iraq was caused by the explosion of a tank and an employee suffered light injuries to his hands, being recorded and material damage. "First of all, I want to tell you that the fire broke out at 10:45 this morning.

Paleologu: Dancila, Iohannis have personal agendas in relation to elections; state of dissolution of authority at top of state

Theodor Paleologu, the candidate of the People's Movement Party (PMP) for the position of Romania's President, stated in a press conference on Sunday that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and President Klaus Iohannis have "personal agendas" as far as the elections are concerned, and at the top of the state there is a state of "dissolution of authority." "What is very detrimental at the moment is

Protocol setting up Pro Romania -ALDE Electoral Alliance to support Mircea Diaconu - lodged with BEC

Pro Romania and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) lodged, on Sunday, with the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC), the protocol for setting up the Electoral Alliance between the two parties in order to support the independent candidate Mircea Diaconu in the presidential elections. The protocol was submitted by the two co-chairs of the Alliance, Norica Nicolai and Sorin Cimpeanu.

PM Dancila, addressing pensioners: You will always have partner in Romania's government; insults don't scare us

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila reassured on Sunday the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n.) pensioners that the government she is leading will always support them, that it will be a partner for them, that there is money for pensions, and added that she is not scared of protests or insults belonging to some "who do not want Romania's good." "It is not a national day, it is not jus

Dancila, in PSD's CExN meeting beginning: We won't leave governance; I won't resign

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) will not leave the governance, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Saturday, in the beginning of the PSD National Executive Committee (CExN) meeting. The PSD leader announced that one of the main points on the CExN meeting agenda is concerned with the governance. "You very well know the current situation.

Presidential candidate Barna says successful no-confidence vote paves way for early election

Presidential candidate of the Save Romanian Union (USR) PLUS Alliance Dan Barna told a news conference in Galati on Friday that a successful no-confidence vote against the Dancila government will open a "real" possibility for early election. He added that the Dancila government lost its legitimacy and that it was natural to be ousted by a no-confidence vote.