Politics of Europe

PM-designate Orban says CVM recommendations should be put into practice

Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban stated on Tuesday that, after a very thorough analysis of all the criticisms, the recommendations of the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) should be put into practice so that Romania "can get rid of being under the CVM" as soon as possible.

Barna: At the end of the week we will make a final decision related to our support for gov't

USR (Save Romania Union) leader Dan Barna on Tuesday announced that he reached an agreement with the PNL (National Liberal Party) representatives and probably at the end of the week his party will make a final decision related to its support for the new Government.

USR's Barna: Next week will make a final decision related to our support for gov't

USR (Save Romania Union) leader Dan Barna on Tuesday announced that he reached an agreement with the PNL (National Liberal Party) representatives and probably next week his party will make a final decision related to its support, or lack of it, for the new Government.

PM-designate: No reason for any of formations we talked with not to endorse Gov't investiture

Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban stated on Monday that he is to carry out the second round of consultations with the formations that endorsed the censure motion, adding he sees "absolutely no reason" for any of these parties not to also endorse the investiture of the Government. "We will have a second round of discussions, as of tomorrow.

Orban says his answers to requests of parties he spoke with were 90 pct positive

Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban stated on Friday that his answers were positive to 90 percent of the requests of the parties that supported the censure motion and with which he had this week a first round of negotiations for the investiture of a new government. "I am as confident as before starting these discussions.

Orban, after meeting with UDMR: We had discussion in which we agreed on many points

Prime Minister designate, Ludovic Orban, said on Thursday, after the meeting with the leaders of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR), that they had a discussion in which they agreed on many points, both in what regards elements of fiscal policy, as well as in what regards the position towards some articles of Ordinance 114.

Acting ForMin Manescu advocates East - West cooperation, as new global order is about to set in

Eastern and Western European states need to cooperate, and the EU should tighten the relationship with the US, because a new global order is about to set in, acting Foreign Affairs Minister Ramona Manescu on Thursday told the Bucharest Forum, an event organized by the Aspen Institute and the Bucharest Office of the German Marshall Fund of the US.

EU proposes Turkey sanctions

European foreign ministers on Monday upped the ante against Ankara, heralding sanctions against companies and individuals involved in illegal prospecting for oil and gas in Cyprus' territorial waters while also committing to restricting arms exports to Turkey over its offensive in northern Syria. 

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