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EO 13 vetoed by the Senate’s Legal Committee. Interior minister heard at DNA

By   /  20/02/2017  /  Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  No Comments

  The Senate’s legal committee on Monday vetoed the controversial emergency ordinance no 13 that planned to amend the criminal codes and decriminalize certain corruption offenses, including the abuse of office and that prompted wide street protests in Bucharest and the entire counntry in the past month. The upper chamber’s legal committee passed an amendment […]

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NATO to set up special unit in Romania. Defence Minister says 13 countries are ready to contribute to the multinational brigade

By   /  16/02/2017  /  Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  No Comments

  After a year of negotiations, NATO has approved on Thursday the establishment of a special unit to monitor risks in the Black Sea region. The structure will operate under NATO’s maritime headquarters in the UK. It will have responsibilities in coordinating the naval exercises in the region, digi24.ro informs, quoting news.ro. NATO Secretary General […]

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Parliament Oks President’s request for national referendum on anti-corruption fight

By   /  13/02/2017  /  Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  No Comments

  The plenary sitting of the Romanian Parliament on Monday Okayed President Klaus Iohannis’ request to hold a national referendum on the pursuit of the fight against corruption and on assuring the integrity of the public office. The decision has been taken by vote unanimity. The request had a previous positive opinion given by the […]

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9th day of protests starts with epic “I RESIST” slogan written in the snow

By   /  08/02/2017  /  Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  No Comments

  A new protest was staged in front of the Romanian Government building on Wednesday morning, with two protesters writing “I resist” in the fresh snow pack in front of the Victoria Palace. New rallies are expected today. The photo featuring the epic slogan written in the snow posted by journalist Ciprian Muntele got viral […]

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President Iohannis sends message to the Gov’t: Hands off DNA

By   /  02/02/2017  /  Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  Comments Off on President Iohannis sends message to the Gov’t: Hands off DNA

President Iohannis on Thursday reacted to the protests and latest Gov’t decisions last night. In a press conference held at Cotroceni Palace, the head of state said he was impressed with the amplitude of the protests, yet voicing concern that the peaceful rally in Bucharest has been hijacked by violent protesters. Iohannis accused the interior […]

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USR MPs interrupt Iordache during press statement about explanations on emergency ordinance

By   /  01/02/2017  /  Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  Comments Off on USR MPs interrupt Iordache during press statement about explanations on emergency ordinance

Justice Minister Florin Iordache showed dissatisfaction on Wednesday for being criticized “for an essential issue of democracy – he laws are made by law-makers” and has tried to explain the government emergency ordinance issued Tuesday night. After reading the press statement, he left the room without answering the questions from the media. Initially the minister […]

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JusMin: Pardon and criminal codes’ amendment still on, the proceeding to be decided

By   /  30/01/2017  /  Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  Comments Off on JusMin: Pardon and criminal codes’ amendment still on, the proceeding to be decided

Justice Minister says he won’t give up the idea of draft emergency ordinances on pardon and criminal codes’ amendment, revealing they will be promoted by organic laws in Parliament, by emergency ordinance or by assuming the responsibility. At the end of the public debate held at the Justice Ministry’s office, minister Florin Iordache said he […]

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Bulgaria and Romania agree on deal to ease Danube Bridge lorry traffic problems

By   /  25/01/2017  /  BG Politics, BG Social, Bulgaria, Headlines, Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  Comments Off on Bulgaria and Romania agree on deal to ease Danube Bridge lorry traffic problems

Border authorities from Bulgaria and Romania agreed on January 25 on a deal to ease lorry traffic congestion problems at Danube Bridge 2 at the Vidin-Calafat crossing. The agreement, achieved at a meeting at the headquarters of the company that manages the bridge, came a day after lorry drivers blocked the Danube crossing for several […]

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Bulgarian foreign minister contacts Romanian counterpart over Danube Bridge traffic problems

By   /  24/01/2017  /  BG Politics, BG Social, Bulgaria, Headlines, Politics, RO Politics, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  Comments Off on Bulgarian foreign minister contacts Romanian counterpart over Danube Bridge traffic problems

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov discussed on January 24 with his Romanian counterpart Teodor Meleșcanu the problems lorry traffic has been encountering at the Danube Bridge 2, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said. The difficulties have been continuing for some days, including because of a technical problem on the Romanian side at the weekend, and […]

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