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President Iohannis welcomes Moldovan Deputy Premier Natalia Gherman

President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday welcomed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace Moldovan Deputy Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Natalia Gherman, with the Moldovan Minister reasserting on the occasion the determination of the Chisinau Government to carry ...

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Russia’s accusations against Romania for INF Treaty infringement are unfounded, foreign ministry official says

Secretary of State with the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) Daniel Ionita dismissed as “baseless” the Russian allegations that the missile systems soon to be installed in Romania and Poland would violate the INF Treaty, stating that the shield in Deveselu ...

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Portuguese troops to be stationed in Romania, CSAT decided

The first Supreme Council of National Defense (CSAT) meeting chaired by president Klaus Iohannis gave green light on Tuesday to PM Ponta’s resolution that Portuguese troops should be stationed on Romanian territory during May-June this year. According to the decision, ...

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FBI director in Bucharest, words of praise for SRI, Romania

FBI director, James Comey pays a visit to Romania on Tuesday. He met president Klaus Iohannis and later on, PM Victor Ponta. Discussion with the two Romanian officials were also attended by the directors of the Romanian intelligence services, the ...

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Confidence in SRI affected by Elena Udrea’s allegations, survey says. 55 pc of Romanians trust NATO

Romanian Intelligence Service’s public image registered a slight rebound after accusations brought by Elena Udrea against Florin Coldea, the first-deputy of SRI, while confidence in the DNA remains on an upward trend, shows an INSCOP Research survey commissioned by the ...

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Russia concerned about US stance on Nuclear Treaty, about sites in Romania and Poland. CSAT meeting on Tuesday to approach Ukraine crisis

Washington’s plans to establish missile defence launching sites in Romania and Poland include systems that are prohibited by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Russia continues to voice its disagreement over United States’ violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, Russian ...

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Romanian Intelligence Service has new director

Eduard Hellvig got the Parliament’s green light on Monday to run the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI). There have been 513 MPs present  in the plenum session, 498 voted for Hellvig, while 15 against, following a vote by ballot. After that, ...

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Ponta misses Antonescu, former PNL leaders says PM’s just “sentimental”

Social Democrat leader, PM Victor Ponta quoted his former alliance partner, Crin Antonescu on Monday, confessing to journalists he misses Antonescu. “<How can I help?>, as Crin used to say,” Ponta told journalist who were expecting him to make statements ...

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President of the Constitutional Court runs for an ECJ judge position

President of the Constitutional Court of Romania, Augustin Zegrean is running for a judge position within the European Court of Justice (ECJ). He is to take part in the interview on Tuesday. 11 candidates from Romania are running for this ...

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PM Ponta lobbies for power sharing

Social Democrat chairman, Prime Minister Victor Ponta retorted to the Liberals’ intention to topple his cabinet, saying he doesn’t want a PNL Government or a Government of President Klaus Iohannis, but to be a “Romania’s Government.” “I don’t want anymore ...

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