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President Iohannis awarded ‘Light Unto the Nation’ in the US. ‘Romania will be one of the strongest transatlantic pillars in the EU’


While on official visit to the US, President Klaus Iohannis told the Global Forum of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) that Romania, as NATO and EU member state, will be one of the strongest transatlantic pillars in the European Union, ...

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Romania’s investment rate to GDP in 2016, the lowest in the last 12 years


Romania recorded last year a ratio of investment to GDP of 22.7 percent, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union shows, ranking 7th. Although it exceeds countries like Germany, Spain or Poland, and even above the European average, the ...

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Romania, one of the least visited countries in the EU, Eurostat says

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Romania was among the least sought-after touristic destinations in the European Union in 2015, next to much smaller countries such as Slovakia, Latvia and Luxembourg, according to the latest tourism statistics provided by the Eurostat on Tuesday. Non-residents, meaning foreign ...

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Romania, the sixth cereal producer in EU


The harvested cereal production in the EU amounted to nearly 317 million tonnes, of which common wheat and spelt (48 percent of total EU cereal production) was the most significant, followed by barley (19 percent), grain maize and corn-cob-mix (19 ...

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Deal on EU’s joint action ‘at different paces and intensity’. President Iohannis: Romania’s opposing the multi-speed Europe successfully capped


European Union leaders have met in Rome on Saturday to celebrate the EU’s 60th anniversary, namely the founding treaties of the bloc, stating that “Europe is our common future” in a final declaration signed at the Campidoglio palace, the same ...

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Ruling coalition claims President Iohannis hasn’t considered proposal on consultations regarding the EU situation


Dragnea: No only president’s actions on the EU relation matter, national unity is needed. Tariceanu: I understand that, officially or unofficialy, we barged into the president’s denial. Chamber Speaker Liviu Dragnea, also Social Democrat Party chairman, on Monday stated concerning ...

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Day 27 of protests in Bucharest: 5,000 people designed the EU flag out of colored papers and flashlights

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About 5,000 protesters have created the European Union’s flag out of blue and yellow papers lit with flashlights within a new rally in Victoriei Square, Bucharest, on Sunday night. People gathered in front of the Government at nightfall and at ...

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New rally announced for Sunday: The EU flag operation and the Revolution of Light


After protesters in Bucharest made a huge tricolor flag out of colored papers and mobile flashlights in Victoriei Square on February 12, they announce a new event this Sunday. More precisely, “Corruption kills” group on Facebook wants to create the ...

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CVM report on Romania: Major progress, however not all problems handled. Draft emergency ordinances on pardon, criminal codes’ amendment could affect anti-corruption fight, foot note warns


The European Commission on Wednesday released the reports monitoring Romania and Bulgaria’s progress in reform, done under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM). The CVM analyzes each country’s progress in fighting corruption, while providing an assessment of judicial reform. Unlike ...

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