English - AGERPRES http://www.agerpres.ro/english - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:07:02 GMT 2017-03-25T17:07:02Z President Iohannis: Text of Declaration of Rome - positive and balanced, in agreement with Romania's position http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/president-iohannis-text-of-declaration-of-rome-positive-and-balanced-in-agreement-with-romania-s-position-19-07-02 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03251905780817437.jpg" />President Klaus Iohannis stated on Saturday in Rome that the text of the Declaration of Rome is "positive" and "balanced," in agreement with Romania's position regarding the future of Europe. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:07:02 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/president-iohannis-text-of-declaration-of-rome-positive-and-balanced-in-agreement-with-romania-s-position-19-07-02 2017-03-25T17:07:02Z Government hails adoption of Declaration of Rome http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/government-hails-adoption-of-declaration-of-rome-18-14-17 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03251810777519968.jpg" />The Government hails the adoption of the Declaration of Rome, on the occasion of marking the 60th anniversary of the European Union's (EU) founding Treaty. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:14:17 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/government-hails-adoption-of-declaration-of-rome-18-14-17 2017-03-25T16:14:17Z Ambassador of Germany in Bucharest Cord Meier-Klodt endorses development of dual education in Resita http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/ambassador-of-germany-in-bucharest-cord-meier-klodt-endorses-development-of-dual-education-in-resita-17-07-22 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03251705773586281.jpg" />Ambassador of Germany in Bucharest Cord Meier-Klodt on Saturday in Resita underlined the importance of dual professional education which is "the spine" of his county's economy. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:07:22 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/ambassador-of-germany-in-bucharest-cord-meier-klodt-endorses-development-of-dual-education-in-resita-17-07-22 2017-03-25T15:07:22Z Secretary of State Arafat: Telemedicine system publicly attacked, even though we need it http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/secretary-of-state-arafat-telemedicine-system-publicly-attacked-even-though-we-need-it-15-10-37 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03251509766615765.jpg" />Interior Ministry (MAI) Secretary of State Raed Arafat denounces the fact that several persons are publicly attacking the telemedicine system of Romania, in the context of a purchase for ambulances. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:10:37 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/secretary-of-state-arafat-telemedicine-system-publicly-attacked-even-though-we-need-it-15-10-37 2017-03-25T13:10:37Z President Iohannis: It's not enough to oppose illegal cutting, we must support afforestation actions http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/president-iohannis-it-s-not-enough-to-oppose-illegal-cutting-we-must-support-afforestation-actions-13-30-38 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03251329760648203.jpg" />President Klaus Iohannis announced on Saturday, in a post on his Facebook page, that he planted a sapling on the occasion of marking the National Day of the Forest, underscoring that afforestation actions must be supported. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:30:38 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/president-iohannis-it-s-not-enough-to-oppose-illegal-cutting-we-must-support-afforestation-actions-13-30-38 2017-03-25T11:30:38Z INTERVIEW Paul Brummell: We're not embarking on process of leaving EU to move in an isolationist direction http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/interview-paul-brummell-we-re-not-embarking-on-process-of-leaving-eu-to-move-in-an-isolationist-direction-12-15-41 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03251206755627203.jpg" />The United Kingdom is not involved in the process of leaving the European Union in order to achieve "isolationism" or to leave Europe, said, in an interview granted to AGERPRES, British Ambassador to Bucharest, Paul Brummell. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:15:41 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/25/interview-paul-brummell-we-re-not-embarking-on-process-of-leaving-eu-to-move-in-an-isolationist-direction-12-15-41 2017-03-25T10:15:41Z Ambassador Paul Brummell: Prince Charles's visit to Romania is celebration of strength of our bilateral ties http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/ambassador-paul-brummell-prince-charles-s-visit-to-romania-is-celebration-of-strength-of-our-bilateral-ties-19-34-48 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03241934696098515.jpg" />The upcoming visit of Prince Charles, a huge friend and admirer of Romania, is the celebration of the strength of the ties between the two countries, asserted in a interview with AGERPRES the ambassador of the United Kingdom in Bucharest, Paul Brummell. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:34:48 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/ambassador-paul-brummell-prince-charles-s-visit-to-romania-is-celebration-of-strength-of-our-bilateral-ties-19-34-48 2017-03-24T17:34:48Z PSD's Dragnea: Liiceanu persists in far from honourable lying http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/psd-s-dragnea-liiceanu-persists-in-far-from-honourable-lying-17-49-16 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03241749689754937.jpg" />Gabriel Liiceanu persists "in a lie that doesn't do him any honor", and the combat of corruption should not rely on a position or one person, Liviu Dragnea, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies and national leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule) said on Friday. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:49:16 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/psd-s-dragnea-liiceanu-persists-in-far-from-honourable-lying-17-49-16 2017-03-24T15:49:16Z IntMin at 195th anniversary of Romanian Police: Citizens' trust - best activity indicator http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/intmin-at-195th-anniversary-of-romanian-police-citizens-trust-best-activity-indicator-17-13-50 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03241713687615546.jpg" />In a message conveyed on the occasion of the National Police Day, Minister of Interior Carmen Dan congratulates the law enforcing officers and their families, ''who feel the risks, dangers and restrictions entailed by their work with the Interior Ministry," emphasizing at the same time that the citizens' trust is the best indicator of the Police activity. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:13:50 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/intmin-at-195th-anniversary-of-romanian-police-citizens-trust-best-activity-indicator-17-13-50 2017-03-24T15:13:50Z Ambassador Lazurca: We'd like to see this year positive follow-ups of ForMin Melescanu's visit to Budapest http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/ambassador-lazurca-we-d-like-to-see-this-year-positive-follow-ups-of-formin-melescanu-s-visit-to-budapest-14-42-01 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03241441678508390.jpg" />The Romanian side wishes to see in 2017 the positive follow-ups of the joint commitments made on the occasion of the visit to Budapest in February by Foreign Affairs Minister, Teodor Melescanu, Romania's ambassador to Hungary, Marius Lazurca told AGERPRES on Friday in the northwestern city of Oradea. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:42:01 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/ambassador-lazurca-we-d-like-to-see-this-year-positive-follow-ups-of-formin-melescanu-s-visit-to-budapest-14-42-01 2017-03-24T12:42:01Z CFA: Romania macroeconomic confidence index up by 2 points in February http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/cfa-romania-macroeconomic-confidence-index-up-by-2-points-in-february-11-17-12 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03241116666230640.jpg" />The CFA (Chartered Financial Analysts) Romania indicator of macroeconomic increased in February compared to the previous months, to the value of 56.9 points (plus 2 points). Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:17:12 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/cfa-romania-macroeconomic-confidence-index-up-by-2-points-in-february-11-17-12 2017-03-24T09:17:12Z MAE: Romanian woman in serious state after London attack - transferred to another hospital for investigations http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/mae-romanian-woman-in-serious-state-after-london-attack-transferred-to-another-hospital-for-investigations-10-06-00 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03240941660511015.jpg" />The Romanian national who was hospitalized in a serious condition after the attack that occurred on Wednesday in London underwent surgery, being transferred to another medical unit for additional investigations, a release of the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) sent to AGERPRES mentions. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:06:00 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/mae-romanian-woman-in-serious-state-after-london-attack-transferred-to-another-hospital-for-investigations-10-06-00 2017-03-24T08:06:00Z Museum collection folk costumes paraded at Romanian Fashion Philosophy http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/museum-collection-folk-costumes-paraded-at-romanian-fashion-philosophy-09-38-03 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03240936660209140.jpg" />A special collection of folk costumes belonging to the Dimitie Gusti National Village Museum was paraded on Thursday evening at the ongoing Romanian Fashion Philosophy at Bragadiru Palace. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:38:03 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/museum-collection-folk-costumes-paraded-at-romanian-fashion-philosophy-09-38-03 2017-03-24T07:38:03Z Prime Minister Grindeanu sends condolence letter to British counterpart Theresa May http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/prime-minister-grindeanu-sends-condolence-letter-to-british-counterpart-theresa-may-08-52-42 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03240852657540468.jpg" />Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu sent a letter to United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Prime Minister Theresa May, voicing his solidarity with the British people and sending condolences to the families of the victims in the London attack. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:52:42 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/24/prime-minister-grindeanu-sends-condolence-letter-to-british-counterpart-theresa-may-08-52-42 2017-03-24T06:52:42Z Razvan Ionescu - new first deputy head of Romanian Intelligence Service http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/razvan-ionescu-new-first-deputy-head-of-romanian-intelligence-service-18-45-28 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03231845606727812.jpg" />Brigadier General Razvan Ionescu is the new first deputy to head of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) Eduard Hellvig. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:45:28 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/razvan-ionescu-new-first-deputy-head-of-romanian-intelligence-service-18-45-28 2017-03-23T16:45:28Z PM Grindeanu: We want our investment presence in Republic of Moldova to get strengthened http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/pm-grindeanu-we-want-our-investment-presence-in-republic-of-moldova-to-get-strengthened-15-33-27 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03231532595193281.jpg" />Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu declared on Thursday that Romania wishes to consolidate its investment presence in the Republic of Moldova and to participate in any possible privatization process, in observance of regulations. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:33:27 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/pm-grindeanu-we-want-our-investment-presence-in-republic-of-moldova-to-get-strengthened-15-33-27 2017-03-23T13:33:27Z PM Grindeanu: Danger not passed in case of Romanian injured in London attack; she is under strict observation http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/pm-grindeanu-danger-not-passed-in-case-of-romanian-injured-in-london-attack-she-is-under-strict-observation-12-17-18 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03231216583409781.jpg" />The danger has not passed in the case of the Romanian injured in the terrorist attack in London, and she is "under strict observation," Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu announced on Thursday. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:17:18 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/pm-grindeanu-danger-not-passed-in-case-of-romanian-injured-in-london-attack-she-is-under-strict-observation-12-17-18 2017-03-23T10:17:18Z ForMin Melescanu, Sec of State Tillerson discuss strategic partnership on side-lines of counter-Daesh meeting in Washington http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/formin-melescanu-sec-of-state-tillerson-discuss-strategic-partnership-on-side-lines-of-counter-daesh-meeting-in-washington-11-48-10 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03231146581591296.jpg" />Romania's Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu on Wednesday attended a counter-ISIS/Daesh ministerial conference in Washington, meeting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the side-lines of the convention to assure him of Romania's commitment to developing its relationship with the US as arising from the strategic partnership between the two countries. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:48:10 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/formin-melescanu-sec-of-state-tillerson-discuss-strategic-partnership-on-side-lines-of-counter-daesh-meeting-in-washington-11-48-10 2017-03-23T09:48:10Z Tibi Useriu: From such type of marathon one doesn't expect to come back healthy http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/tibi-useriu-from-such-type-of-marathon-one-doesn-t-expect-to-come-back-healthy-10-35-15 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03231035577323203.jpg" />Approximately 100 persons welcomed with applause and tricolour flags Tibi Useriu, the winner of the 6633 Arctic Ultra marathon, upon his arrival, on the night of Wednesday to Thursday, on the "Avram Iancu" International Airport in Cluj. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:35:15 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/tibi-useriu-from-such-type-of-marathon-one-doesn-t-expect-to-come-back-healthy-10-35-15 2017-03-23T08:35:15Z Romanian national injured in London attack, hospitalised in serious medical state http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/romanian-national-injured-in-london-attack-hospitalised-in-serious-medical-state-09-14-26 <img style="float:left;" align="left" src="http://www.agerpres.ro/imageResize?path=%2Fmedia%2Fimages%2F2017-03%2F03230914572472625.jpg" />One of two Romanian nationals injured in the London terror attack on Wednesday afternoon is still in hospital in a serious medical state, while the other one has been discharged. MAE said Thursday in a press statement. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:14:26 GMT http://www.agerpres.ro/english/2017/03/23/romanian-national-injured-in-london-attack-hospitalised-in-serious-medical-state-09-14-26 2017-03-23T07:14:26Z