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Anca Jurma named interim chief prosecutor of Romanian anti-corruption agency

2018-07-10 11:00:34
Prosecutor Anca Jurma has been named the interim chief prosecutor of the Romanian anti-corruption agency (DNA) following an order by the General Prosecutor Augustin Lazar.

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Romania and US held 6th meeting of the Strategic Partnership Dialogue

2018-06-19 11:27:23
The Governments of Romania and the United States of America held the sixth plenary meeting of the Strategic Partnership Dialogue in Bucharest, Romania, on June 19, 2018.

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Political risks in CEE on the rise but no impact yet on local businesses, says Coface

2018-04-26 15:24:46
A recently released report by Coface assessing the political risks in the Central and Eastern European countries (CEE) shows that, while social risks are low, due to the favourable macroeconomic...

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Questionable fiscal policies of government led to hike in inflation and interest rates, says president Iohannis

2018-04-24 11:44:08
President Klaus Iohannis says he will attempt to mediate the conflict between government representatives and officials of the National Bank of Romania (BNR).

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Romanians want more EU efforts for stability in economy and combat of corruption

2018-04-20 11:13:47
Romanians want the European Union to put more efforts for the stability of the economy, the reduction of corruption, public policy and education, according to a survey by the European Committee ...

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Romanian finance minister sees no crisis around the corner

2018-04-13 09:54:12
Romania is not in the situation of being affected by an economic crisis, according to finance minister Eugen Teodorovici.

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President Iohannis meeting Juncker and Tusk in Brussels, modifications in Romanian justice among topics

2018-01-29 15:38:52
President Klaus Iohannis is to meet on Wednesday, in Brussels, with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and with President of the European Council Donald Tusk, according to ...

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Iohannis: Romania's progress bound to stable legislation able to punish abuses

2018-01-25 16:35:30
Romania's progress is inseparably bound to a coherent, stable legislation able to punish abuses and dishonesty, said President Klaus Iohannis, pointing out that the government has the obligation...

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President Iohannis: The Romanian society is mature and active and needs a state to match it

2018-01-23 14:49:16
President Klaus Iohannis stated, on the occasion of the annual meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Bucharest, that the Romanian society is a mature one, which proved capa...

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PM-designate Dancila: "It's important to implement governing programme"

2018-01-19 15:29:29
Prime Minister-designate Viorica Dancila stated that it's important to put into practice the governing programme, but also 2018- the Centennial Year and prepare to take over the Presidency of th...

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Mihai Tudose announces his resignation as prime minister

2018-01-16 09:43:46
Mihai Tudose announced on Monday evening, at the end of the Social Democrat Party (PSD) National Executive Committee (CExN) meeting, that he resigns as prime minister of Romania. "I am leaving w...

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Contract for the purchase of 227 Piranha V armored personnel carriers, signed in presence of PM Tudose

2018-01-15 09:41:12
The contract for the purchase of 227 Piranha V armored personnel carriers was signed on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Mihai Tudose, Deputy Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu and Defense Mi...

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Iohannis: Justice independence, public positions' integrity are constitutional values not to be negotiated

2017-12-08 13:12:33
Promoting the rule of law and Justice independence, fighting against corruption, ensuring integrity in public positions and dignities are constitutional values that cannot be negotiated, Preside...

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Iohannis: A significant delay in tax measures would be required

2017-11-07 10:15:59
President Klaus Iohannis said that a significant delay in the amendments to the tax legislation would be required, adding that the January 1, 2018 deadline for their application is inopportune....

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Former PM Ciolos: We cannot risk Romania's future

2017-11-06 10:48:27
Former Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos was present Sunday evening at the protest in Bucharest, on which occasion he argued that he considered joining the manifestations because "a limit is being re...

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Iohannis: Romania has made progress with equal opportunities, needs to speed up gap bridging

2017-11-01 12:33:18
Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said that although important progress has been made in Romania in terms of gender equality, the country needs to speed up bridging the gaps.

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Dragnea: Amendments to the tax code, code of tax procedure to pass under government ordinance

2017-10-31 11:36:24
Amendments to the tax code and the code of tax procedure will pass under a government ordinance and will be unveiled after the government meeting, national leader of the Social Democratic Party ...

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Minister Negrescu: Romania is profoundly pro-European, we will be even more significant after Brexit completion

2017-10-27 10:30:59
Minister Delegate for European Affairs Victor Negrescu said on Thursday that Romania is a profoundly pro-European state and will become more significant after the Brexit process is completed.

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PM Tudose reaffirms commitment to unconditional partnership with Romanian Army

2017-10-25 12:56:36
The government of Romania has always been and will stay an unconditional partner to the Romanian Army, Premier Mihai Tudose said in a message on the National Army Day.

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PM Tudose: We will shortly come up with new form of split VAT collection

2017-10-16 17:25:45
A new form of split VAT collection, which will respond to the requests made in this period by business representatives, will be presented shortly, Prime Minister Mihai Tudose announced on Monday...

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Iohannis: Advanced presence on Eastern Flank must be reinforced, especially in Black Sea

2017-10-09 12:41:20
President Klaus Iohannis stated on Monday that the advanced presence on NATO's Eastern Flank must be reinforced.

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MAE requests Ukraine to adopt necessary measures so that Romanians learn in their mother tongue

2017-09-27 10:28:40
The Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) announced that it will continue to take steps with the international authorities to signal the negative impact of the legislative amendments in Ukraine's Educa...

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Romania initiates first meeting of EU Council Presidencies' Trio with Finland and Croatia

2017-09-26 09:52:01
Minister-Delegate for European Affairs Victor Negrescu has initiated on Monday in Brussels, the first, minister-level meeting of the Trio of Presidencies that Romania is due to commence on Janua...

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President Iohannis to hold political consultation to designate future PM

2017-06-26 10:04:06
Parliamentary parties are invited today to the Cotroceni Presidential Palace for consultations with President Klaus Iohannis over the designation of the future prime minister, Agerpres reads.

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Iohannis: We are and will be next to our NATO allies

2017-04-03 10:28:46
The collective allied defence means today more than ever the awareness of the fact that each and every country's security could be more efficiently secured together instead of separately, says p...

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Romania to develop economic component of the strategic partnership with US

2017-03-30 10:32:07
Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu and the Cabinet members had a meeting with the members of the fifth annual economic mission in Romania of the American-Romanian Business Council (AMRO).

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NATO to spend three billion Euro on cyber defence

2017-03-27 12:28:34
NATO plans to spend three billion Euro to upgrade its satellite and computer technology over the next three years as the Western military alliance adapts to new threats, a senior official said, ...

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SRI and DNA have no protocol, says SRI Spokesman

2017-02-24 10:24:40
Spokesman of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) Ovidiu Marincea stated that the SRI does not have any protocol with the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA), but he added that there ar...

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Dragnea: There is no risk of PSD getting destabilized

2017-02-20 16:17:31
Leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea told a private broadcaster on Sunday that there is no risk of his party getting destabilised as he and the incumbent party leadership ha...

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PM Grindeanu wishes for 2019 with no CVM for Romania

2017-02-17 12:13:42
Premier Sorin Grindeanu stated, on Thursday, at the headquarters of the European Commission, that he wishes in 2019 the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) for Romania to be lifted, acc...

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EU seals trade deal with Canada

2017-02-15 15:10:26
The European Parliament voted in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada, concluding the ratification process of this deal at the EU level, a pr...

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PM Grindeanu says he does not share President's concern regarding 2017 budget

2017-02-15 10:46:58
Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu stated on Tuesday that he doesn't share the concern that President Klaus Iohannis expressed regarding the budget for 2017, according to Agerpres.

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Iohannis: 2017 budget is a problematic and risky one

2017-02-14 14:58:54
President Klaus Iohannis said that the budget draft for 2017 is a problematic and risky one, pointing that there is the real risk for the deficit of three percent to be exceeded, according to Ag...

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MEP Negrescu to Farage: Romania does not take lessons in fairness from man investigated for corruption

2017-02-13 10:45:07
Member of the European Parliament Victor Negrescu conveyed in an open letter addressed to Nigel Farage, that the former leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) should not talk about corruptio...

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Iohannis: PSD's first concern to deal with criminals' files

2017-02-07 13:23:49
President Klaus Iohannis told the Parliament plenary session on Tuesday that the ruling party, PSD (Social Democratic Party), after winning general election, has had a "suicidal strategy", its f...

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Basescu: Iohannis plays faultlessly to put PSD against the wall

2017-02-07 10:44:38
The head of the state, Klaus Iohannis "played faultlessly" politically to bring the Social Democratic Party (PSD, at rule) in a difficult situation, said the former president, Traian Basescu on ...

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Justice Ministry gives up draft law sent to CSM

2017-02-06 15:56:02
The Justice Ministry (MJ) gives up the draft law on modifying and adding the normative acts concerning the Criminal Codes, already forwarded to the Superior Council of Magistrates (CSM), as it w...

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Minister of Justice: Bill amending Criminal codes put up for public debate

2017-02-06 13:52:25
Minister of Justice Florin Iordache announced that the bill amending the Criminal codes will be put up for debate on Monday for a 30-day period, and that it will also include the articles that h...

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Dragnea: Nobody in Romania stands to gain from protest escalation

2017-02-06 11:16:53
Calm and stability are what is most important to Romania, leader of the Social Democratic Party Liviu Dragnea said on Sunday night, adding that nobody in the country stands to gain from the esca...

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President Iohannis wants to address Parliament on 7 February

2017-02-03 11:57:12
President Klaus Iohannis sent a letter to the Heads of the two Chambers of the Legislature, in which he reveals that he wants to address Parliament on 7 February, in respect to the amendments ma...

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