Ekaterina Zaharieva Will be on a Working Visit to Romania

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva is leaving for Romania today, reported BTA.

Bulgaria's first diplomat will meet with Romanian Prime Minister Vasilica Viorica Dăncilă, with Foreign Minister Ramona Nicole Mănescu   and with Delegate for European Affairs George Chamba.

Dancila thanks PSD colleagues after Congress: We showed everyone how united we are

Bucharest, Aug 25 /Agerpres/ - Social Democratic Party (PSD) President, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, says that the social-democrats have shown, at the extraordinary congress on Saturday, how united and resolved they are to win the next elections. "I thank my colleagues for the support shown so beautifully and energetically today, in the extraordinary Congress of the PSD!

PSD Congress/ PES's Stanishev said that he is here as PES leader in order to open a new page

President of the Party of European Socialists (PES) Sergei Stanishev, who is attending on Saturday the meeting of the Social Democratic Party's (PSD) Extraordinary Congress, voiced his support for Viorica Dancila's candidacy in the presidential elections, mentioning that she took on the party leadership at a difficult time.

PSD Congress/ Viorica Dancila designated as PSD's candidate in presidential elections

Prime Minister of Romania and Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila was designated on Saturday as the party's candidate in the presidential elections. The decision was made in the meeting of the PSD's Extraordinary Congress. Those attending the meeting unanimously voted Viorica Dancila, the vote being expressed by hand raising.

PSD Executive Committee to convene on Monday to discuss budget revision (sources)

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) National Executive Committee is due to convene on Monday, with the national budget revision expected to be on the agenda, sources with the majority party told AGERPRES on Friday. The meeting will be held at Parliament Palace, starting at 05:00pm, according to the same sources.

Romania Court Quashes Controversial Criminal Code Reform

The Romanian Constitutional Court on Monday declared controversial criminal code reforms passed by government decree unconstitutional, saying the changes did not respect previous rulings issued by the court.

The amendments backed by the Social Democratic Party-led government included reducing jail terms and the statute of limitations for some corruption-related crimes.

Caracal criminal case: Opoportunity of a referendum for radical punishments, life imprisonment, chemical castration

Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă on Saturday night wrote on her Facebook page that albeit her appeal to the political class to not try to confiscate the Caracal tragedy and turn it into an attack topic, "this appeal to respect, maturity and compassion was not honoured".

Dancila says PSD county leaders who don't reach target in presidential elections should resign

Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila announced on Saturday that every branch around the country will have to get a certain score in the presidential elections, which is to be established, otherwise, the local leaders will have to resign after the elections.

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.

PNL's Orban: PM Dancila must implement all recommendations issued by GRECO, Venice Commission, European Commission

Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban believes that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila has a duty to implement all the recommendations issued by GRECO, the Venice Commission and the European Commission. "Premier Vasilica Viorica Dancila behaves as if she is still led by Liviu Dragnea [former Social Democratic Party leader, ed.n.].