Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in the Romanian capital to protest against an emergency government decree to decriminalise a string of corruption offences.
Riot police have reported about 80,000 people gathered in front of the government’s headquarters in Bucharest’s biggest square on February 3 rd. Thousands gathered around 20 other cities even calling for the government to resign.
The Romanian elections held on December 11th produced a landslide victory for the center-left Social Democratic Party (PSD) who managed to secure almost 50% of the seats in the new parliament. Together with its junior partner, ALDE, the social de
Today, Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Chiolosh is paying an official visit to the Republic of Moldova.
The program of the visit includes a meeting with his Moldovan counterpart, Paul Philip, Speaker Adrian Candu, and President Nicolae Timofti. In addition, the Romanian prime minister will meet with representatives of opposition parties and movements. The Romanian prime minister’s visit coincides with the timed transfer of $60 million in aid from Bucharest to Chisinau.
According to sources quoted by EurActiv.com, the Pentagon has initiated the transfer of 20 B61-type aviation bombs with nuclear warheads from the Turkish Incirlik air base to the Deveselu base in Romania currently hosting the US missile shield.