International
June 09, 2016 17:25
Former Ambasador of Russia in Chisinau, Valerii Kuzmin, was appointed as ambassador in Bucharest, replacing Oleg Malghinov, according to TASS agency. Kuzmin was born on 24 June 1953 in Moscow; He graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) in 1975, the Higher Diplomatic Courses of the Diplomatic Academy in 1998, Candidate of Historical Sciences; He worked in various positions in the central officec of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR and the Russian Federation and in embassies in Moldavia, Libya, Tunisia East, North Africa, and Republic of Sudan....more »
June 08, 2016 15:26
Before Prime Minister Ciolos visits Canada in mid-June, Canada has sent a technical mission to Bucharest that is going to arrive this week in order to evaluate the situation of the frontiers, the passport service and other technicalities concerning the circulation of the citizens. This situation follows the negotiation of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – CETA between the EU and Canada that eliminate customs taxes between the two, and will allow direct participation of the companies to public biddings, as well as liberalizing the services market....more »
June 02, 2016 14:22
Romania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) reacted at Vladimir Putin’s declaration in Greece on the 27th of May, when, during a press conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, he stated that Romania and Poland could be in the radius of action for Russian rockets since they host the American anti-rocket system, that is considered to be a threat to Moscow.  MAE declared themselves surprised by the declaration since Romania and its allies explained several times that the system is not directed against Russia, it is purely defensive, and this could be “a threat to regional security”....more »
April 22, 2016 10:30
Klaus Iohannis and Ukrainian President Petro Porosenko have signed Thursday during Porosenko's official visit at Cotroceni, a protocol for the relaunching of the Presidential Mixt Committee. According to Iohannis, the Committee will be an instrument that will impulsionate the two countries to solve the existing themes on the bilateral agenda, and will allow them to "fully value the potential of cooperation" between the countries, giving the example of the Bastroe canal. Porosenko declared that his country supports the creation of a NATO fleet in the Black Sea, and a Romanian-Ukrainian-Bulgarian brigade as the one between Poland, Lithuania, and Ukraine....more »
March 05, 2016 08:04
European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Vera Jourova said in a press conference at the European Commission office in Bucharest that the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism will be kept in 2016, as the recently released report includes both progress registered by Romania and things that still need to be worked on. Jourova declared that Romania and Romanians have made great efforts to combat corruption and defend the independence of justice. ...more »
January 14, 2016 11:59
The World Bank signed a memorandum of understanding with the Romanian Government for technical assistance to public institutions in order to support the structural reforms and the modernization of the public administration. The head of Wor...more »
October 12, 2015 14:14
It is a well known fact that there are several countries which do not agree with Romania or Bulgaria's entering the Schengen Agreement. If one is to take history into account, it is not surprising that  France is one of these countries....more »
September 28, 2015 15:35
Romanian president Klaus Iohannis and Chinese president Xi Jinping met at the UN Summit in New York on September 26 and discussed plans to strengthen cooperation....more »
September 28, 2015 14:20
Klaus Iohannis, the president of Romania, is currently on an official visit to Washington DC.Today, he will meet with US vice-president Joe Biden and take part in the traditional White House reception hosted by US president Barack Obama.The Romanian chief of state also took part in the UN Summit on Sunday.During his speech he addressed issues regarding the migration crisis, stating that without valid solutions for ending the situation, the wave of people running from conflicts will only increase and that “this situation can be solved, inside the European Union, only by open dialogue and agreement” Agerpres reports....more »
September 25, 2015 15:42
The payment of Moldovan pensions and salaries looked as if it was going to be put on hold since the International Monetary Fund announced that it will not be negotiating another loan with the country during their representatives' current visit to Chisinau. ...more »
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