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New ministers swear into office

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The new ministers – Paul Stanescu with the Regional Development, Public Administration and European Funds Ministry, Felix Stroe with the Transport Ministry and Marius Nica with European Funds – have sworn into office on Tuesday in a ceremony at Cotroceni ...

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Update: PSD, Tudose agree on reshuffle, ministers to be dismissed not revealed yet. President – PM meeting at Cotroceni Palace on the new emerging political crisis

dragnea tudose reshuffle

PM Mihai Tudose has met PSD chair Liviu Dragnea and Social Democrat leaders at the PSD head office on Tuesday afternoon, stating after the meeting they had estalished together the “reshuffle area” and the ministers to be sacked, with the ...

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Presidency-Senate Speaker row on Gov’t results

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Presidency spokesperson Mădălina Dobrovolschi has said on Thursday that Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu uses offensive language, adding that President Klaus Iohannis wants the Government to have goods results for Romania. “Mr. Tariceanu, truth hurts, but this is no reason ...

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Bulgarian President Radev in Bucharest: Bulgaria should get inspiration from the Romanian anti-corruption pattern


While on official visit to Romania, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev was welcomed by Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis at Cotroceni Palace on Wednesday, with Iohannis stating that Romania is ready to share with Bulgaria its expertise on fighting against corruption and ...

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Agenda consultations at Cotroceni on new PM nomination. Liberal chair Orban starts discussions to form a new majority

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President Klaus Iohannis sent a letter to the parliamentary party leaders, inviting them for consultations on Monday over nominating a candidate for the PM position. According to the presidential administration, each delegation must consist in maximum five persons. The consultations ...

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Juncker’s deadline: Schengen and CVM lift by 2019. President Iohannis: Joining Eurozone and Schengen, Romania’s “major” and “legitimate” goals

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The Cooperation and Verification Mechanism that is monitoring Romania’s progress on justice affairs must be lifted by the time Romania takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2019, said European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on ...

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President postpones referendum, may use it as insurance policy if PSD attempts another attack on justice

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President Klaus Iohannis will not start now the procedures for referendum on justice, but has not given up the idea of a referendum, will use it as insurance policy for saving justice if the Social-democratic Party (PSD) will try again ...

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New ministers sworn in. President promulgates laws on EO 13, 14 on Friday

new ministers swearing in

President Klaus Iohannis promulgated the law vetoing the controversial EO 13 and the one to pass the EO 14 on Friday morning, as announced a day earlier during the swearing-in ceremony of the four new ministers in Grindeanu Cabinet. The ...

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20 PSD supporters in Iasi rally and chant: ‘PSD is not red plague’

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About 20 people, headed by the mayor of Schitu Ducu commune, have rallied on Tuesday at Iasi (north-eastern Romania) to support the Social-democratic Party (PSD). The rally took place in front of the Prefecture (photo), and the main slogan was ...

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