Romania

PMP's Paleologu: Romania needs president "open to dialogue, who will restore dignity of state

Romania needs a president "open to dialogue, who will restore the dignity of the state, Romania's credibility abroad, will restore respect for Romania and for Romanians and, last but not least, will reinstate social peace," said on Thursday Theodor Paleologu, the candidate of the People's Movement Party (PMP) in the November presidential elections, upon submitting his candidacy at the Central E

Dancila: Romania remains firmly committed to promise to allot 2 pct of GDP for Defence

Romania remains firmly committed to the promise of allotting 2 pct of the Gross Domestic Product for Defence, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Thursday, at the exhibition "We stand together: Romania and the United States - 15 years in NATO" event organized by the US Embassy in Bucharest. "Romania remains firmly committed to the promise of allotting 2 pct of the GDP for Defence.

The EU Council Endorsed Kövesi's Candidacy For Prosecutor General

Laura Codruța Kövesi  is approved as Attorney General of the European Union by the Permanent Representatives Committee of the EU Council. She was the only candidate for the post. Prior to that, she led Romania's anti-corruption prosecution.

Speaking to the BNR, Finnish presidency spokesman Marko Ruonala said:

PSD's Dancila at BEC: Romanians need a different kind of president

Romanians need a different kind of president who should love Romania and the Romanians, said on Thursday Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila, who submitted her candidacy in the presidential election of November at the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC).

EU Funds Minister Minzatu:President Iohannis is blocking investments of over 1.5 mln euro from European funds

European Funds Minister Roxana Minzatu argues that President Klaus Iohannis "is knowingly blocking" governmental environment projects, funded with European funds, by refusing to appoint a new relevant minister. Minzatu gave as an example six water and wastewater projects worth a total of 1,558,685,670 euro, which are subjected to obtaining the green light from the Minister of Environment.

PM Dancila: I am not going to the US for photos, but to represent the country, strengthen transatlantic relations

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Wednesday evening that the visit she is to pay to the US, as of Sunday, is aimed at strengthening the transatlantic relations, as well as the signing of some bilateral agreements to the benefit of Romania and which "can generate a much greater wave of confidence in our country." "You know very well that I care a lot about the transatlantic relation and I

Romanian, Polish Foreign Affairs ministers talk about Western Balkans, cooperation within NATO

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ramona Manescu, attended, on Wednesday, the second round of intergovernmental consultations between Romania and Poland, in Bucharest, context in which she spoke with her Polish counterpart, Jacek Czaputowicz, about the situation in the Western Balkans, included, but also about cooperation within NATO.

Consolidation of bilateral cooperation, discussed by President Iohannis with Polish PM Morawiecki

President Klaus Iohannis received, on Wednesday, at the Cotroceni Palace, the visit of Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, the two discussing about the consolidation of bilateral cooperation between the two states, the regional, European and security agenda, the Presidential Administration informs.

Mateusz Morawiecki: Romania, very good partner for investors in Poland

Romania is a very good partner for investors in Poland, the Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki stated, mentioning that our country "has a good economic growth". "What connected us in the past is also relevant for our present relationship, it is about this common history that is important for today's issues.

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