Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Romania has started to regain respect and credibility, says President Klaus Iohannis

Signing the agreement to increase defense budget, restoring trust between state and citizen and regaining Romania’s respect and credibility abroad are some of the achievements that President Klaus Iohannis argued that he has obtained in his first 100 days in office. However, in a press conference, the Romanian Head of State expressed a dissatisfaction with the way in which the Parliament continues to treat justice requests and that the procedures to speed up lifting immunity were not honored. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Victor Ponta: Romania is willing to host any kind of capabilities decided at NATO level

Romanian prime Minister, Victor Ponta, told the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, the American general Philip Breedlove, that Romania is willing to host any kind of capabilities decided at NATO level. „There is all the political support for Romania to fulfill all its obligations related to the security”, said Victor Ponta, „namely to have the financial resources for the two centers that NATO will establish in Romania, for all the operations, all joint exercises, including the Romanian Army’s endowment. Romania is willing to engage, to host any kind of capabilities decided at NATO level.” A decision regarding the prepositioning of NATO’s heavy military equipment will be announced soon, said general Breedlove, who added that he is convinced that, when it happens, Romania will respond promptly. (RADIO ROMANIA reports).

Finance Minister, Eugen Teodorovici, is on an official visit to the United States

Finance Minister, Eugen Teodorovici, will discuss today with Andrea Schaechter, head of the International Monetary Fund mission to Romania, about ensuring financial stability, rendering public expenses efficient, system reform and transparency, reveals a press release. Mister Teodorovici is on an official visit to the United States.  The agenda of the visit includes meetings with representatives of American investors. At the same time Romanian minister will attend ” Romania Investors Days” event. On this occasion, he will present the measures meant to ensure economic growth in Romania, the measures on attracting foreign investments, supporting the capital market, but also the progress made in absorbing European funds, respectively the measures on accelerating that absorption. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)