Presidents of Romania

President Iohannis: The idea of pact is good if it comes after a validation

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Saturday in Venus seaside resort that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila's intention to propose the parliamentary parties a national pact for Romanians' welfare is an electoral action, the idea of pact being good if it comes after a validation.

UPDATE/President Iohannis: Our country is in great need of young people

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Saturday, at the National Liberal Youth (TNL) Summer School organised in Venus seaside resort that Romania needs the involvement of youngsters in all areas of activity. "My firm belief is that our country is in great need of young people in the private milieu, in the local administration, in the central administration, in politics in general.

Klaus Iohannis: We acknowledge and honour firefighters' merits and their sacrifices

The Romanian firefighters stood out both in our history's critical times and in the daily fight against natural calamities and disasters - reads President Klaus Iohannis's message conveyed on the occasion of the national Firefighters' Day. The head of the state brings to mind that this day celebrates "the heroic fight of the military firefighters in defending the ideals of national freedom".

PM Dancila: I am not afraid to go to Parliament; we don't run from responsibility and will not back down

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Thursday has said she is not afraid to go with the Government before Parliament for a confidence vote, arguing that in the vote for the Senate leadership the Social Democratic Party (PSD) proved it has a majority. "It is the third hindrance in three consecutive weeks, the third rejection from Klaus Iohannis of the Government's efforts to function normally.

Iohannis, at school year opening: Some politicians fear school, people are trained to tax errors

President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday, at the opening of the new pre-university school year, that some politicians are afraid of school because people in education institutions are trained to tax them for errors in logic or phrasing. "Some politicians are afraid of school. Here, in school, people are trained to tax them for logic errors and, of late, rather often, for phrasing errors.

PMP's Paleologu: No matter how big the posters, they can't hide the emperor is naked

People's Movement Party's (PMP) candidate in the presidential elections Theodor Paleologu said in Timisoara on Saturday that none of the competitors can be certain, at the moment, that he/she will be the winner of the November poll, and the posters, no matter how big, "can't hide the fact that the emperor is naked." According to Paleologu, the race for the Cotroceni Presidential Palace will com

US Ambassador to EU, on visit in Bucharest: We are here to help in any rule of law issues

The United States Ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, who was in Bucharest on Thursday, told a press conference that the US is ready to help Romania in "any problems related to the rule of law." ""The US is very concerned about the rule of law for not just the obvious reasons that you can't have a civil society without rule of law.

Tariceanu: PNL only pretends it wants to file censure motion

The National Liberal Party (PNL) pretends that it wants to file a censure motion, because a government led by Viorica Dancila suits President Klaus Iohannis, said the Chair of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, on Tuesday. "What I notice is that PNL is pretending that it wants to file a censure motion.