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FinMin asks for ANAF head’s dismissal. PM names a woman as the new national revenue authority chief

Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici has asked PM Viorica Dancila to dismiss the head of the Fiscal Administration National Agency (ANAF), Ionut Misa. “We hope a decision is taken as soon as possible and is published in the Official Gazette“, Teodorovici ...

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President Iohannis returns the amendments to the Education Law to Parliament for review, argues they would lead to lay-offs

President Klaus Iohannis sends back to Parliament the amendments to the Education Law, arguing that they would lead to cutting down the classes in the primary, secondary and high school levels and were made in haste, presidential adviser Ligia Deca ...

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Romania has taken over the EU Council presidency. Joseph Daul, Donald Tusk convey messages

Romania has taken over the EU Council presidency from Austria on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. On January 10, the official ceremony will take plane in Bucharest, with the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European commissioners expected to attend the ...

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Justice Minister Toader: I am not afraid I will set the country on fire. I was appointed to put out the fire after GEO 13

Justice Minister Tudorel Toader said Tuesday evening for Antena 3 TV private broadcaster he is not afraid he will set the country on fire with a draft emergency ordinance on amnesty and pardon, as he was appointed in office to ...

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PSD, one last call to President Iohannis on naming the Development and Transports ministers. PM would not sign a request accusing Iohannis of high treason

On the last day of 2018, the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) has made another call to President Klaus Iohannis, asking him to sign the decrees to appoint the two new proposed ministers for the Development and Transports portfolios. Former ...

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Romanian Foreign Ministry reacts to the message of Russian Embassy in Bucharest: Historical facts should be debated by historians

Romanian Foreign Ministry has retorted to a message posted by the Russian Embassy in Bucharest, according to which there is an ongoing denigration campaign of the Red Army, although the Russian soldiers had liberated “the Eastern and Central countries of ...

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EC President voices doubt on Romania’s capacity to hold the Presidency of the EU Council. Romanian officials retort

President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker has voiced  “doubt” on Romania’s capacity to hold the rotating Presidency of the EU Council, arguing that, although “it is well prepared from the technical point of view”, Bucharest has not “fully” understood ...

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Son of a PSD Teleorman mayor joins Dacian Ciolos’ party

The son of social-democrat mayor of Rosiorii de Vede, Teleorman County, Iulian Circiumaru, has joined the party of former Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos and said he does not have the same political views as his father. His father, Valerica Circiumaru, ...

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President Iohannis denies DefMin’s proposal to change Chief of Staff, extends general Ciuca’s mandate. Another NO to the minister proposals. PM Dancila to file new complaint

President Klaus Iohannis has signed the decree extending the mandate of general Nicolae Ciuca as the Chief of Staff after he had denied during the CSAT meeting  the proposal of the Defense minister to replace Ciuca. Defense minister Gabriel Les ...

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