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Romania has officially taken over the Presidency of the EU Council. Iohannis: First semester of the year 2019 will be defining. Dancila: Romania will lead the Council of the EU with dignity

Romania has officially taken over the Presidency of the EU Council on Thursday night in a ceremony held at the Romanian Athenaeum on Thursday night. President Klaus Iohannis, PM Viorica Dancila, Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu, vice-president of the Chamber ...

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Justice Minister says emergency ordinance on Criminal Codes is needed to avoid infringement. UDMR will not support it

Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has said on Thursday that an emergency ordinance on Criminal Codes is ‘under analysis’. The statement was made after Toader met Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu, ALDE leader, to discuss details on taking over the Justice ...

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Senate Speaker Tăriceanu: DNA hasn’t changed at all, fake information is delivered

Senate Speaker, Calin Popescu Tariceanu claims, in a post on Facebook on Friday, that the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) hasn’t changed at all. “DNA hasn’t changed at all. It continues being source information for the press through judicial sources, fake ...

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ALDE’s Tariceanu says is against amnesty and pardon. Another reason for dispute in the ruling coalition?

ALDE leader, Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu said Wednesday evening he does not agree and will oppose any initiative for amnesty and pardon. Tariceanu said for TVR public television he does not want to be charged with making decision for ...

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Update – Tariceanu: Romania is not ready to take over the presidency of the EU Council. PSD’s Dragnea says it is

Senate Speaker and ALDE leader, Calin Popescu Tariceanu, argues that Romania is not ready to take over the presidency of the EU Council. “Given the total political war in the past months, Romania is not ready to take over the ...

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European Commissioner Corina Cretu: I will no longer accept Gov’t insults. We make superhuman efforts to avoid disengagement of funds

European Commissioner for Regional Policy has criticized the absence of projects from the Bucharest authorities during a press conference in Brussels on Monday and has publicly warned that she will no longer accept insults from the Romanian Government regarding her ...

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Senate Speaker Tariceanu asks for the recall of Romanian ambassador to the U.S.

Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu has announced in the Foreign Policy Committee on Wednesday that he will send a letter to the Romanian Foreign Ministry asking to recall George Maior from the position of ambassador to the U.S. “I consider ...

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Annual meeting of diplomacy: Tariceanu claims there’s enough evidence that street protests are not autonomous

Senate Speaker, Calin Popescu Tariceanu, has said on Monday that there is enough evidence pointing to the fact that the street protests are not autonomous, but ‘resonance boxes’ of some political groups which usually have high ranking positions in the ...

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JusMin, Senate Speaker retort to the Venice Commission’s preliminary report

After the Venice Commission has published on Friday the preliminary report on the laws of justice with a series of recommendations for the authorities, Romanian Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has stated on Monday that the report is an intermediate one ...

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