German Ambassador celebrated at Choral Temple upon end of tenure

Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna, speaking at an event dedicated to the end of German Ambassador in Bucharest Cord Meier-Klodt's tenure, said that "Romania loses a very important ambassador, but gains a real friend for life." "Wherever you were needed, you were there," the Romanian official told the German diplomat.

Crown Custodian: Romania and Spain have a shared democratic destiny, exemplary cooperation

In a message dedicated to the 140th anniversary of Romania - Spain diplomatic relations, Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania, says that the two states have a common democratic destiny and exemplary cooperation in all fields. "Romania and the Kingdom of Spain celebrate this year their common identity and modern history values.

Citu: Eurostat confirms cheapest food in the EU is in Romania

Prime Minister Florin Citu says that Eurostat statistical data confirm that Romania has the cheapest food in the EU which debunks "another fake news about prices 'exploding.' "Eurostat confirms: the cheapest food in the European Union is in Romania! This is how we kill another fake news story about the 'explosion' of prices," Citu wrote on Facebook on Wednesday.

Recommendation on the Excessive Deficit Procedure in case of Romania, adopted on Friday at the ECOFIN Meeting

The Recommendation on the Excessive Deficit Procedure in the case of Romania was adopted on Friday at the Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN), in Luxembourg, and our country's commitment is to return to a budget deficit up to 3% of GDP by 2024, according to a press release from the Ministry of Finance.

European Council recommends Romania to put end to excessive deficit by 2024

The European Council on Friday adopted a recommendation under the excessive deficit procedure for Romania that Romania should put an end to the excessive deficit situation by 2024 at the latest. "The Council found that an extension to the current deadline for Romania to correct its public deficit would be important in order not to compromise the economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic.

PSD's Ciolacu: No catastrophe if Romania held early elections for the first time in 30 years

Chairman of the opposition Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu declared on Friday in Timisoara that PSD will never support a Liberal minority government and that there would be "no catastrophe" if early elections were organized in Romania after 30 years.

Iohannis: Romania on par with France in EU's estimated economic growth ranking

President Klaus Iohannis says that forecasts show that 2021 bodes well for Romania's economic rebound and that our country is on par with France in the EU's ranking by the estimated economic growth. "2020 was for the entire planet the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, a period during which the economies of all states experienced an unprecedented crisis.

Iohannis: I have invited Estonia to join the Euro-Atlantic Resilience Centre

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis announced on Wednesday having invited Estonia to join the Euro-Atlantic Resilience Centre in Bucharest. "Romania and Estonia share common visions and interests at the EU level, which facilitates close co-operation between us on the current European agenda and the European Union's priorities in the future.