Patriarch Daniel awards Patriarchal Cross to Simona Halep, calls her symbol of hope

Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Christian Orthodox Church (BOR) on Thursday presented fresh Wimbledon tennis champion Simona Halep with a Patriarchal Cross, the highest decoration of the Romanian Patriarchate, at a ceremony hosted by the Patriarch's residence. "To many of today's young people, Simona is a symbol of diligence, perseverance and hope.

DefMin Les on Mircea Geoana's appointment as NATO Deputy Secretary General: A recognition of Romania's merits

Minister of National Defense Gabriel Les told a press conference in Cluj this Thursday that Mircea Geoana's appointment as NATO's next Deputy Secretary General represents a recognition of Romania's merits and of the Romanian Forces' activity within the Alliance.

MAE: Geoana's appointment as NATO Deputy Secretary General, special moment for Romania's membership to Alliance

The Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) hailed Mircea Geoana for his appointment as Deputy Secretary General of NATO and argues that this decision "represents a special moment for Romania's membership to the North Atlantic Alliance." "Taking over this high-responsibility position at allied level, the highest position held by Romania in the NATO hierarchy confirms the professional experience and qual

PM Dancila: Internship Programme reaches maturity; Executive backs any initiative meant to contribute to youth's support

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated that the Government's Internship Programme has reached maturity and called on the young participants to keep their "enthusiasm, curiosity" and to be happy with the work they will carry out. The seventh edition of the Government's Internship Programme was officially launched on Wednesday at the Victoria Palace. Dancila disputes dignitaries, diplomats carried out Romania's EU Council presidency

The Romanian presidency of the EU Council was headed by the government, and it was not dignitaries or diplomats of Romania that carried out the tenure, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Tuesday in a debate that assessed the Romanian presidency of the Council of the EU, organized at a plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, in response to the criticism by PLUS MEP Dragos T

PM Dancila tells EP Romania has proved its ability to contribute to EU's added value

While holding the presidency of the EU Council, Romanian officials proved Romania's ability to contribute to the added value of the European Union, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said in Strasbourg on Tuesday at a plenary session of the European Parliament.

PM Dancila: During the EU Council Presidency, Romania managed to be a very good mediator and a consensus facilitator

Romania managed during the EU Council Presidency to be a "very good" mediator, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila told the European Parliament plenary meeting on Tuesday, adding that Romania would have wanted to achieve more things, but it is not easy to create consensus among 28 member states where priorities differ.

PM Dancila meets President of European Parliament

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, who is currently visiting Strasbourg to present the activity report of the Romanian rotating presidency of the Council of EU, on Tuesday had a meeting with the President of the European Parliament, David-Maria Sassoli, informs a press release of the Government sent to AGERPRES.

PM Dancila: At EU Council Presidency, Romania confirmed the full member statute; goal to end CVM - legitimate

Romania has confirmed its statute as a full member through exercising the Presidency of the European Union Council, which shows the legitimacy of our country's aspiration to conclude the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM), Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Tuesday in the plenary meeting of the European Parliament.