Romanian diaspora

ACL's Predoiu: Corlatean's resignation just a smoke curtain, let Ponta sort out diaspora issues

First Vice Chairman of the Liberal Christian Alliance (ACL) Catalin Predoiu considers that Titus Corlatean's stepping down as Foreign Affairs Minister is just a "smoke screen", and urges Prime Minister Victor Ponta to take over this portfolio as interim and sort out the issue of the diaspora ballot casting.

PNL spokesperson Gorghiu: Ponta used Foreign Ministry, Department for Romanians Everywhere in campaigning

Spokesperson of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Alina Gorghiu claims that Premier Victor Ponta, who is also running in the presidential election under the PSD-PC-UNPR banner, "defied" the Romanians in Italy and Spain and used the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Department for Romanians Everywhere in his campaign.

Representatives of Romanians in Timoc Valley: we still speak about fear of admitting we belong to this people

The representatives of the Romanians in Timoc Valley, Serbia, warned on Monday afternoon, at the Summer University held in Izvoru Muresului (the County of Harghita, central Romania), that the situation of this community is dramatic, as there are no schools, no media in Romanian, children do not speak Romanian anymore, Romanian priests are persecuted and aid from the Romanian state