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The official launch in Bucharest of the presidency of the Council of the European Union, ceremonies scheduled

Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă has announced that on Thursday and Friday the presidents of the European Commission, of the European Council and of the European Parliament will arrive in Bucharest for the official launch of the Romanian presidency of the ...

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Romania, on the last position in EU democracies rankings, report reads

Romania is on the 66th position out of 167 worldwide and on the last position in the European Union, with a general score of 6.38, the lowest hitherto, in the Democracy Index 2018 released by The Economist Intelligence Unit and ...

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The new Israeli ambassador to Romania arrives in Bucharest on Thursday, January 10

The new Israeli Ambassador to Romania, H.E. Mr. David Saranga, arrives in Bucharest tomorrow, January 10. David Saranga started his diplomat career in Romania, 20 years ago, where he learnt the Romanian language very well. Saranga is replacing Tamar Samash, ...

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European Commissioner Corina Creţu: The absorption of European money in the field of unemployment, disastrous for Romania

Romania has not used any EUR of European money to combat youth unemployment, says European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Cretu, through a graph posted on her Facebook page. Cretu notes that the money made available to Romania could be ...

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President Iohannis to meet Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday

President Klaus Iohannis will meet the members of the Commissioners College at the Cotroceni Palace on Friday and will have a meeting with the European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, in the light of Romania’s taking over the Presidency of the ...

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PNL heralds new censure motion

Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Ludovic Orban, has announced on Tuesday that his party will file another censure motion during the parliamentary session that will start in February. “We’ll continue our activity to convince the ruling power MPs, ...

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Commissioner for Regional Policy: Romania will get 8pc more money on the cohesion policy during 2021-2027

Romania will receive on the cohesion policy, upon the European Commission’s proposal, EUR 31 billion during 2021-2027, 8 per cent more as against the 2014-2020 period, the European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Cretu, posted on her Facebook account on ...

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FM Melescanu challenged by BBC reporter on ‘absurd’ amnesty

Romanian FM Teodor Melescanu has stated in an intervention to BBC that the Romanian authorities are trying to actually solve the issue of the prison overcrowding by the new attempts to introduce amnesty and pardon when asked why the Government ...

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Who will be Romania’s spokespersons during the Presidency of the EU Council?

General director within the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Doris Mircea, and the Government spokesperson, Nelu Barbu, have been named spokespersons during the period that Romania is holding the Presidency of the EU Council, the Executive has announced in a ...

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Romania presents in Brussels its priorities during presidency of the Council of the European Union

Delegate Minister for European Affairs George Ciamba presides on Tuesday the General Affairs Council, in Brussels, with the Romanian party to present its priorities during the presidency of the Council of the European Union and the discussions within the multiannual ...

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