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President Iohannis to address the Parliament in a week

President Klaus Iohannis sent an open letter to the Speakers of both Chambers of Parliament on Monday, proposing to deliver a message in the joint plenum of the Parliament on February 9, starting 4 p.m. The Romanian President’s letter comes ...

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Iraqi MP: ISIS to buy ammunition from Romania. Ambassador Prada denies, FM Aurescu calls Iraqi ambassador in Bucharest to account

An Iraqi MP makes incendiary statement, saying that the Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS) is on the verge of buying ammunition worth USD 300 M from Romania. Romanian ambassador to Bagdad promptly denied the accusations. On Saturday, Chairman of the ...

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Former PSD President Mircea Geoana launched new platform to oppose PM Ponta

Senator Mircea Geoana, former Social Democrat president and Foreign Minister, launched a new social democrat project on Sunday. Geoana claimed that “Our Romania” project would change the majority in Parliament and a new Government would be installed in March. “ ...

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Ponta: I haven’t talked to any politician about DNA’s prosecutor-in-chief appointment

Prime Minister and Social Democratic Party (PSD) Chairman Victor Ponta on Saturday said he had never talked with any politician about the appointment of the prosecutor-in-chief of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA), Laura Codruta Kovesi. Consequently, he added, he had ...

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Blaga: Videanu resigned from PNL Bucharest Chairman office

National Liberal Party (PNL) Co-Chairman Vasile Blaga on Saturday said that Adriean Videanu resigned from the chairman office of the Liberals’ organisation in Bucharest, as his party membership was also suspended, after he was placed under preventive arrest, Agerpres informs. ...

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PSD National Council set for March 20-12. Ponta wants statute amendments, threatens to quit leadership. Dan Sova rejoins party

Social-Democrat President, Victor Ponta, threatened on Friday, after the meeting of the PSD National Executive Council (CExN) in Sinaia, he would give up the party leadership if the National Council will not adopt amendments to the party statute regarding the ...

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Iohannis to foreign ambassadors: Romania’s place is in Schengen Area

President Klaus Iohannis said that Romania meets all standards to join Schengen Area and any doubts in this respect come under strictly political reasons. “Romania’s process to fully join EU is a hard core goal of my term. This means ...

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