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BNR governor: We should make a film about treasure sent to Moscow, have Viasat History air it

A book should be written or a film should be made about the Romanian treasure that was transferred to Moscow for safekeeping and send it to Viasat History channel, as this is about the history of no less than 92 tons of gold, governor of the National Bank of Romania (BNR) Mugur Isarescu this Thursday told the "Cristian Popisteanu" Symposium themed "The BNR Treasure Evacuated to Moscow - a Histo

PSD's Dragnea: We do not intend to change prime minister; Mrs. Dancila remains until 2020

Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n.) Liviu Dragnea said on Wednesday that the Social-Democrats do not intend to change the prime minister, saying that Viorica Dancila may remain in office until 2020 "if she does her job."   "We are not going to change the prime minister. (...) Mrs.

UPDATE/President Iohannis: Dragnea ordered CNA to ignore the referendum

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Thursday that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) tried "to boycott the referendum" even institutionally, with the head of state mentioning that Liviu Dragnea "ordered the CNA [the National Audiovisual Council of Romania]" to ignore the referendum of 26 May.

PM Dancila says to toe party line, not publicly disclose her vote at justice referendum

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Wednesday said that she will turn out to vote in the May 26 justice referendum, adding that she will not publicly disclose her option, and that she would toe her party's line. "I have said that I will show up for the referendum, but I have not said how I will vote, because that is something we will agree inside the party.

President Iohannis about incidents in Topoloveni: Not even communists allowed themselves something like this

Not even the communists allowed themselves something like this, said President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday in relation to the incidents in southern Topoloveni, Arges County, last Friday, when ten people protesting during a visit of the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major ruling, ed. n.) leader Liviu Dragnea, were taken up by the gendarmes and rushed to the police station.

Iohannis: PSD tries to bend laws to save leader; referendum providing stamp that it is no longer acceptable

President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) is trying to "bend" the laws to save its national leader Liviu Drganea from going to jail, adding that the referendum on May 26 offers an opportunity to the Romanians to say no more. "Romania matters, Romanians matter to the EU. Do you know who does not matter? PSD does not matter to Europe.

#Europeanelections2019/INTERVIEW/Ludovic Orban: PNL, fighting for Romania's European destiny; many political forces are Eurosceptical

The National Liberal Party (PNL) is fighting for the European destiny of Romania in the May 26 election to the European Parliament, says PNL national leader Ludovic Orban, who argues that the political forces with Eurosceptic tendencies have to be diminished.

Romania, UNICEF sign action plan providing for new action guidelines

The Romanian government and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) signed an action plan for a 2018-2022 country programme, through Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu, Minister of Labour and Social Justice Marius Budai, and UNICEF representative in Romania Pieter Bult. "Both the country program and the action plan we have signed today include three action guidelines.

President Iohannis: I draw the Government's attention not to sacrifice our economic future

President Klaus Iohannis on Monday sent a message to the participants in the "Innovation Labs 2019 - Demo Day" event, in which he drew the Government's attention "not to sacrifice the economic future" of Romania and also made an appeal to the young to get involved in politics. "Romania has everything that it needs to become a regional innovation hub.

Military Prosecutor's Office opens investigation on gendarmes' crackdown on people protesting against PSD in Topoloveni

The Military Prosecutor's Office attached to the Bucharest Military Tribunal has taken note and has filed a criminal case in rem in connection with the gendarmes' crackdown on the people who protested against the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n.) in Topoloveni. The case concerns the offenses of abuse of service, abusive behavior and deprivation of liberty.

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