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Daily Archives: February 6, 2017

Bucharest protest: 7th day of protests in Victoria Square, 2nd day at Cotroceni Palace

Dissatisfied with the chaos generated by the Justice Ministry in what concerns criminal legislation, dozens of persons started to gather in Victoria Square on...

Prosecutor Constantin Sima, former Justice Ministry Secretary of State, after 3 hours of hearings...

Prosecutor Constantin Sima, former secretary of state within the Justice Ministry, showed up at the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) on Monday, where he was...

PM Grindeanu: A decision regarding Justice Minister will be made on Wednesday or Thursday

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu stated on Monday that a decision concerning the Justice Minister, Florin Iordache, will be made on Wednesday evening or Thursday,...

Dragnea, after the meeting with the SocDem MPs: The joint groups expressed their support...

Social Democrats established on Monday, in the session of the joint PSD groups, the agenda of this week, in which both the state budget...

Head of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, Giovanni Pittella: Gov’t of...

The Romanian Government showed a responsible attitude listening to the voice of citizens, now the political program and fight against corruption should continue, stated...

PSD, ALDE agree on internal regulations for the ruling coalition

Liviu Dragnea, Calin Popescu-Tariceanu and Daniel Constantin, the leaders of the ruling coalition, met in Parliament on Monday afternoon to talk about a new...

Parliament plenary adopts, on articles, state budget draft; final vote scheduled for Tuesday. PM...

The Senate and the Deputies’ Chamber have convened on Monday in a joint session, the agenda including the presentation of the censure motion initiated...

România, încotro?

După zile în şir de proteste masive în ţară, toată lumea, protestatară sau nu, se întreabă ce urmează. Atitudinea Guvernului şi a preşedintelui PSD este...

PNL-USR no-confidence motion against Grindeanu Gov’t read in plenum, vote on Wednesday

The no-confidence  motion  titled ‘Grindeanu Government – National Contempt Government. Do not legalise theft in Romania,’ filed last Wednesday  by the National Liberal Party...

Senate’s Tariceanu: Debate, vote on no-confidence motion on Wednesday beginning at noon

The no-confidence motion titled "Grindeanu Government - National Contempt Government. Do not legalize theft in Romania" initiated by National Liberal Party (PNL) and Save...

PNL’s Raluca Turcanu requests resignation of Sorin Grindeanu, Florin Iordache and Liviu Dragnea

Prime Minister, Sorin Grindeanu, Minister of Justice, Florin Iordache, also Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, and Social Democratic Party (PSD, at rule) leader,...

Foreign Affairs Minister’s visit to NATO, postponed

The meeting between the Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu and the NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg was postponed, announced the North-Atlantic Alliance in...

JusMin Iordache: Bill amending Criminal codes put up for public debate on Monday

Minister of Justice Florin Iordache announced that the bill amending the Criminal codes will be put up for debate on Monday for a 30-day...

Romania, whereto?

After several days of massive protests in the country, everyone, whether protesting or not, is wondering what is next. The attitude of the Government and...

Reactions to Grindeanu Government’s decision to rescind the ordinance amending the Criminal Codes

ALDE’s Borza: Protests no longer have a point; I’m calling for reasonableness, civic sense and responsibility   ALDE MP Remus Borza considers that a continuation of...

Foreign press: Protests force Gov’t to repeal emergency ordinance

The Romanian Government on Saturday gave in under the pressure of mass popular protests and announced it would repeal the emergency ordinance amending the...

The situation in Romania, seen by the former Presidents

Ion Iliescu: President’s role by the Constitution is to be a moderator, not to incite     Ion Iliescu stated on Saturday that the protests of the...

JusMin Iordache on possible resignation: I will talk to Prime Minister after censure motion...

The Minister of Justice, Florin Iordache declared on Monday that he will have a private conversation with Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu after the censure...

Ciolos: These days are not only about OUG abrogation, but about mature society, morality

Former Prime minister Dacian Ciolos asserts that the Romanians have taken to the streets to defend democracy and the rule of law, adding that...

PSD’s Dragnea: Nobody in Romania stands to gain from protest escalation

Calm and stability are what is most important to Romania, leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD, at rule) Liviu Dragnea said on Sunday...

President of ICCJ Cristina Tarcea on abrogation: Not harmonizing with CCR doesn’t pose...

President if the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ), Cristina Tarcea, stated on Sunday in Parliament that abrogating the GEO no.13 is the...

Former Minister for Business Environment and Entrepreneurship, Florin Jianu, explains his resignation from the...

Former Minister for Business Environment Florin Jianu explained the reasons for his resignation from the Grindeanu Government, in the TV show called “Quest means...