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Gabriel Vlase, validated by the parliamentary committee for top SIE position

Gabriel Vlase was validated on Monday for the Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE) top position by the specialized committee, with only one vote against. The proposal put forward by President Klaus Iohannis is to be voted the plenary meeting of the ...

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President Iohannis proposes PSD’s Gabriel Vlase as SIE chief

After almost two years without a head of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE), President Klaus Iohannis has proposed PSD Deputy Gabriel Vlase for the office of SIE Director. “On Thursday, June 14, the President of Romania, Mr. Klaus Iohannis, has ...

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Foreign intelligence deputy head, discharged

Lieutenant-General Vasilică Sarca, deputy director of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE), has been discharged by president Klaus Iohannis, as he turned 60. SIE has no director since the autumn of 2016, when Mihai Razvan Ungureanu resigned from the director position. ...

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Elena Udrea claims she hasn’t fled from Romania, blames abuses

Former Tourism Minister, Elena Udrea, claims she assumed responsibility when leaving Romania to reach Costa Rica, where she requested the refugee status, blaming the abuses in the home country. “I did not flee. I requested this status of refugee and ...

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Is Valeriu Zgonea going to replace Ungureanu at SIE helm?

Silvian Ionescu, former Foreign Intelligence Directorate (DIE) officer, has suggested that sources from Ilfov County claim the former Chamber of Deputies Speaker Valeriu Zgonea will be appointed as Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE) head, to replace Mihai Razvan Ungureanu, who has ...

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DNA’s Kovesi: Private companies are paid to intimidate and harass DNA prosecutors

The National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) chief prosecutor Laura Codruţa Kovesi offered explanations about several issues in a special edition Monday evening of the TVR News. “So far we were used to being attacked by public statements on various topics, through ...

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Update2: SIE head resigns. Health problems allegedly reported

Mihai Răzvan Ungureanu on Monday resigned as head of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SIE), the Presidency spokesperson Madalina Dobrovolschi announced. “I confirm the resignation ( of Mihai Răzvan Ungureanu-editor note), it was received at the President’s cabinet,” she informed, adding ...

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No deficiency in Presidency-SIE relationship, both parties say. Rumours denied

The Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE) has announced on Thursday that “there is no syncope or weakness in the institutional relationship between the SIE and the Romanian President or the Presidential Administration.” “There is no document to be called ‘executive order’ ...

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Tense relations Iohannis – SIE head, sources say

The relations between President Klaus Iohannis and Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE) chief Mihai Razvan Ungureanu (photo), have soured in recent months, the latter being absent from several events that have taken place lately, several political sources, including from Cotroceni Palace, ...

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