November 15, 2016 10:24
Romania's Government voices hope that the fundamental institutions of the Republic of Moldova will collaborate to ensure the political stability and support the European course of the country.  "Following the preliminary results and the conclusions of the OSCE/ODIHR observers, the European Parliament, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and the Council of Europe, who participated in monitoring the elections, Romania's Government voices hopes that the fundamental institutions of the Republic of Moldova will collaborate to ensure the political stability of the country, for the continuation of the reform agenda and the modernisation process, meant to support the European course of the Republic of Moldova and have a positive impact on people's lives," reads a release quoted by Agerpress....more »
November 11, 2016 13:16
"A union with Basarabia is possible, but at the same time I don't believe it would be happening in the near future," the head of state stated. He underlined that three conditions must be fulfilled in order to accomplish the union with the Republic of Moldova. He underlined that three conditions must be fulfilled in order to accomplish the union with the Republic of Moldova. "Romanians should want it, Moldovan people should want it, and neither in Romania, nor in the Republic of Moldova can there be disputes on their own territory, which is under international jurisdiction," Iohannis pointed out, quoted by Agerpress. ...more »
November 10, 2016 10:03
Several states of Central and Eastern Europe underscore the importance of NATO's "open door" policy, as one of the most successful Euro-Atlantic policies, and says that the doors of the North-Atlantic Alliance remain open to all democracies sharing its values and contributing to the security of the North-Atlantic area.  This represents, according to a press release issued by the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) quoted by Agerpress one of the conclusions of the meeting of foreign ministers from Central and Eastern Europe - the Bucharest Format, attended by the foreign ministers of Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and high level representatives from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia and Bulgaria. ...more »
October 07, 2016 08:06
Ministries of Economy, Energy and Transport will submit to the Government, until 15 October 2016 a timetable for implementation strategies for the sale of stakes in several companies, according to a memorandum issued by the Ministry of Finance. The memorandum shows the proposed sale of minority stakes in companies such as Oltenia Energy Complex, Hidroelectrica, Rompetrol, Bucharest Airports, Maritime Ports Administration. ...more »
September 27, 2016 14:01
Mihai Razvan Ungureanu resigned from the position of Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service for personal reasons.  The Presidential Administration stated through spokeswoman Madalina Dobrovolschi that "the Presidential Administration Office of the President of Romania received the resignation of the Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service, Mr. Mihai Razvan Ungureanu. President Klaus Johannis accepted the resignation, and the leadership of the Service will be ensured in the next period by General Silviu Predoiu".  ...more »
September 22, 2016 11:55
Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos attended the opening of the 71st UN General Assembly session, the Leaders’ Summit on the global refugee crisis. The refugee crisis is one of the main topics of the array of events taking place these days, in New York. In this context, Prime Minister Ciolos presented Romania’s contribution to the effort of international community to solve the refugee crisis....more »
September 22, 2016 11:53
Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos has attended alongside the President of the French Republic, Francois Hollande a new assembly plant of Airbus H215 helicopters, on the IAR Ghimbav platform, Brasov. Development of this project will create 350 new jobs until 2020. It is about a project implying investments worth EUR 51, 7 million, EUR 15, 5 million of which in infrastructure, and which benefits of state aid from the Romanian Government, in amount of more than 5 million euros....more »
September 06, 2016 13:23
Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos has nominated Dragos Tudorache for the position of minister of interior following the resignation of Petre Toba on September 1. The Prime Minister thanked Petre Toba for his work at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and expressed hope that he will clarify as soon as possible the situation with charges from the National Anticorruption Office DNA and suspicions of plagiarism for his doctorate thesis. ...more »
September 01, 2016 13:48
The general Parliamentary elections will be held on December 11, according to a decision passed by the Government. The Government also approved additions to the electoral legislation, in order to facilitate the exercise of the right to vote for the Romanian citizens residing abroad. ...more »
July 12, 2016 10:01
Four ministers have been reshuffled by Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos, to stimulate a more efficient minsterial activity and projects development. “The ministers worked well on certain projects, but on others there were delays , there are things that can be done better and faster in the next period and this is why I decided to operate on these changes, for a new vibe and more accelerated rhythm of the government team”, Ciolos explains. He also added that other changes are possible in the next period. Education, Communications, and Romanians abroad were the ministries targeted by Ciolos, whereas the minister of Transport resigned. The nominations for the new ministers were approved by President Iohannis, and on 7th of July, Mircea Dumitru (Education), Sorin Buse (Transport), Maria Ligor (Relationship with the Romanians Abroad) took their vows at the Presidency. ...more »
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