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Chinese PM to visit Romania

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Comments Off

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will visit Romania and Uzbekistan from November 25 to 29, a Foreign Ministry spokesman announced on Monday. Li will pay an official visit to Romania and attend a China-Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) leaders’ meeting as a guest of Romanian Prime Minister Victor-Viorel Ponta, Qin Guang

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Romania supports Albania on its EU path

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Comments Off

Romania supports Albania’s efforts to join the European Union (EU), Romania’s parliament speaker said on Tuesday. “Progress of Albania in the fields of judiciary, parliamentary reform and public administration is a testimony that your

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Bulgaria, Romania will not join Schengen in 2014

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Comments Off

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has said that Bulgaria and Romania will not join Europe’s passport-free Schengen area in January 2014. In a Monday interview for French TV station TF1, Barroso, as cited by the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (BTA), claimed that the issue of Schengen

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Romania starts building base for US missile system

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Comments Off

Romania Oct. 28 started building a military base, which will host a U.S. ballistic missile defense system as part of the NATO system. The plan is to have the Deveselu base in southern Romania

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US to pullout from Afghanistan via Romanian airbase

Monday, October 21, 2013 Comments Off

The US will use a Romanian airbase on the Black Sea as a transit point for its troops leaving Afghanistan as it winds up operations at another base in Kyrgyzstan, the Pentagon said. The agreement on using the Mihail Kogalniceanu airbase was reached at a meeting at the Pentagon yesterday between US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel and his Romanian counterpart Mircea […]

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Bulgarian President says Schengen delay is politically motivated

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Comments Off

Bulgaria sees the delay in admitting the country and fellow EU member Romania into the Schengen Area as politically motivated, stated Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev. Plevneliev spoke after meeting the President of EU newcomer Croatia Ivo Josipovic, who is on an official visit to Sofia Monday.

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Romania, Lithuania reaffirm support for Albania’s EU path

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Comments Off

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius, in his capacity as the holder of the EU’s rotating presidency, and Romanian Foreign Minister, Titus Corlatean, as holder of the Presidency of the South East European Cooperation Process, affirmed their support to Albania’s EU integration on Tuesday during a working visit to Albania.

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Bulgarian FM to visit Moldova

Monday, October 7, 2013 Comments Off

Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kristian Vigenin, will be on an official two-day visit to Moldova on October 7-8, the press office of the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. Minister Vigenin’s visit will start with a meeting with Moldovan Minister of Foreign

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Georgia, Moldova to cooperate on EU integration

Monday, October 7, 2013 Comments Off

Georgian Foreign Minister Maya Pandjikidze and her Moldovan counterpart Natalia Gherman has signed in Chisinau on Saturday joint statement on cooperation between the two countries in the process of European integration. The main themes of meetings of Maya Pandjikidze with the leadership

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France says Bulgaria and Romania are not ready for Schengen

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Comments Off

France’s Interior Minister Manuel Valls expressed some reservations about Bulgaria and Romania’s accession in the Schengen area as of January 1, 2014.

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Barroso expressed position in favour of Bulgarian, Romanian Schengen entry

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Comments Off

The President of the European Commission (EC) Jose Manuel Barroso has reaffirmed his strong position in favour of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the Schengen area. Barroso said that both Bulgaria and Romania have met the criteria for Schengen area membership and should be given a chance to enter the zone as soon as possible.

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Armenian FM meets with Moldovan counterpart

Monday, September 16, 2013 Comments Off

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian received Moldova’s Deputy Prime Minister Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration Natalia German.

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Poland backs Romania on Schengen entry

Thursday, September 12, 2013 Comments Off

Visiting Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski reconfirmed Wednesday that Poland supports Romania’s bid to join Schengen. “Poland supports Romania’s accession to Schengen Zone,” the head of the Polish diplomacy said, adding that “the country meets the technical criteria, which means it’s ready to take the next logical step.”

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Moldovan PM meets Polish counterpart to discuss EU perspective

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Comments Off

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and his Moldovan counterpart Iurie Leanca met to discuss Poland’s support for Moldova’s efforts for closer cooperation with the European Union and the abolition of the EU visa regime on

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Romania and Moldova start construction of joint pipeline

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 Comments Off

Romania will produce enough natural gas by 2018, to meet its domestic consumption and that of the Republic of Moldova, visiting Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta said

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Bulgarian FM underlines the importance of relations with Romania

Friday, August 23, 2013 Comments Off

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin and his Romanian counterpart Titus Corlatean exchanged views on regional issues and outlined possible areas of co-operation in a meeting Thursday in Romania’s capital Bucharest.

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Romania reached agreement with IMF on a new two-year credit line

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Comments Off

Romania, the IMF and the EU have reached agreement on a new, two-year deal that will give the Balkan country access to a 4.0-billion-euro credit line.

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Iraqi Ambassador to Romania meets foreign minister

Thursday, July 25, 2013 Comments Off

The Iraqi Ambassador to Romania, Omar al-Barzanchi, and the Romanian Foreign Minister discussed the friendly bilateral relations between the two countries. A statement by the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign

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Turkmen President visits Moldova

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 Comments Off

The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will start his first official visit to Moldova on Wednesday on the invitation of the President of Moldova Nicolae Timofti, Turkmen media outlets reported.

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Turkmenistan appoints ambassadors to Romania and Croatia

Thursday, July 18, 2013 Comments Off

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov appointed Turkmen Ambassador to Romania Shohrat Jumayev extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of Turkmenistan to the Republic of Croatia, the Turkmen government said today.

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Romanian President visits Moldova

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 Comments Off

Romanian President Traian Basescu called for Moldova to continue its path toward the European Union saying that the neighbours shared “a blood partnership.”

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Georgian President visited Moldova, held meetings on political processes

Monday, July 15, 2013 Comments Off

Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili held the bilateral meetings within his working visit to Moldova. Saakashvili has already met with Moldovan president Nicolae Timofti and Prime Minister Yuri Lanke. The current political

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France back Romania on Schengen entry

Thursday, July 11, 2013 Comments Off

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has declared his country’s support for Romania’s phased-in Schengen Agreement accession. “France has always been open to

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Armenian President meets Moldovan counterpart

Thursday, July 11, 2013 Comments Off

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan met with his Moldovan counterpart Nicolae Timofti ahead of the European People’s Party-organized Eastern Partnership summit.

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Armenian President to visit Moldova

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Comments Off

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan will conduct a working visit to Moldova on Wednesday to participate in the European People’s Party (EPP) Third Summit of the Leaders of the Eastern Partnership in Chisinau. During his visit in Chisinau the President of Armenia will also hold meetings focusing on improvement of bilateral relations.

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Chinese President meets Romanian PM

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Comments Off

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday met with Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta, pledging to push forward cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries. Ponta is visiting China to attend the local

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Romanian FM to visit Skopje

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Comments Off

Romanian Foreign Minister Titus Corlăţean is to visit Macedonia on Wednesday. He is to meet with his Macedonian counterpart Nikola Poposki. They are expected to sign a bilateral cooperation agreement.

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Romanian PM visits Azerbaijan, meets President

Thursday, June 27, 2013 Comments Off

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today received a Romanian delegation led by Prime Minister Victor Ponta. The Head of State praised the Azerbaijan-Romania cooperation.

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Armenia and Romania to hold intergovernmental session in Yerevan

Monday, June 24, 2013 Comments Off

A consultation meeting was held Friday at the Ministry of Transport and Communication of Armenia. The attendees discussed the preparations for the session of the Armenian-Romanian

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Bulgaria and Romania to construct a third bridge over Danube

Thursday, June 13, 2013 Comments Off

Bulgaria and Romania will work for the construction of a third bridge over the Danube between the Bulgarian city of Silistra and the Romanian city of Călărași, Bulgarian

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Bulgaria and Romania to open new bridge over Danube

Monday, June 10, 2013 Comments Off

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski and his Romanian counterpart Victor Ponta will be among the officials present at the launching ceremony of the second bridge over the river Danube between Bulgaria and Romania on Friday, June 14.

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Turkey to increase cooperation with Romania in energy field

Thursday, June 6, 2013 Comments Off

Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek said the development of relations between Turkey and Romania was important for regional peace and prosperity on Wednesday. Speaking in a joint press conference in Romania, Cicek said, “The development

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Third round of Uzbek-Romanian political discussions will take place in Bucharest

Friday, May 31, 2013 Comments Off

The next, third round of inter-ministerial consultations was held in Bucharest on Thursday, Uzbekistan Foreign Affairs Ministry reported. During the consultations, the sides

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Moldovan parliament approves new PM

Friday, May 31, 2013 Comments Off

The Moldovan parliament on Friday approved a new pro-Western government headed by veteran diplomat Iurie Leanca to end the politically volatile ex-Soviet state’s latest political crisis and set it on a course to EU membership. Fifty-seven out of 101 deputies in parliament voted to approve the appointment of Leanca as

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Romania backs Serbia on its EU path

Friday, May 31, 2013 Comments Off

Romania fully supports Serbia in its efforts to open accession talks with the EU and normalize relations in the region, Romanian PM Victor Ponta has said. Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dačić met with Ponta on Friday.

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