June 14th, 2016

Italian President Sergio Mattarella meets with Romanian President Kaus Iohannis at Cotroceni Palace

President Klaus Iohannis will have consultations on Tuesday, at the Cotroceni Palace, with his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella. The two heads of state will discuss about bilateral relations and boosting economic exchanges. Our country is Italy’s second economic partner with growing trade relations, over 13 billion euros. The two presidents will attend the opening of the Romanian-Italian Business Forum. Also on the agenda is the situation of Romanians in the Peninsula. In Italy live over 1,200,000 Romanians, while the number of Italians settled in our country reaches 20,000. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Minister Lazar Comanescu presided in Vienna the ministerial meeting to mark the 20th anniversary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. According to a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he highlighted Romania’s commitment regarding carrying out its role in 2016 – to exercise the function of President of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. At the same time, the participants underlined the importance of the Treaty for international peace and security, especially non-proliferation and nuclear disarmament. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Romania will further back Moldova’s European path

Romania will further back Moldova’s European path, said President Klaus Iohannis. He had a meeting yesterday with the President of the Moldovan Parliament, Andrian Candu, at the Cotroceni Palace. Mister Candu assured that his country is firmly committed to European integration. The President of the Moldovan Parliament also discussed with Social Democratic Party leader Liviu Dragnea. After the meeting he said that Moldova wants to regain the trust of the international institutions through reforms initiated.
Adrian Candu: „There are already more than five months in which we prove that, by actions and results already obtained, there is an unequivocal determination to respect our commitments toward development partners. And I refer to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Union (EU), both in good synchronization between the government and parliament regarding agenda to implement the Code Association and the free trade one and the reforms expected both by Moldovan citizens and by our development partners”. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)

Adrian Strugariu – RADOR