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Guy Verhofstadt sends warning to the Gov’t in Bucharest after Romania has taken over the EU Presidency

Leader of ALDE Europe, Guy Verhofstadt has stated in a Facebook post on Thursday that Romania takes over the EU Presidency ‘at a critical time’, warning that the Government in Bucharest must fulfill its commitments on the rule of law ...

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PNL’s Orban calls on ruling coalition leaders to submit the state budget for 2019, to summon Parliament in extraordinary session

PNL Chairman Ludovic Orban has called on Thursday on the PSD and ALDE leaders, Liviu Dragnea and Calin Popescu Tariceanu, as well as on Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, in an open letter, to launch for public debate the draft state ...

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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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