Romania News

EC warn Bulgaria, Romania about Directives of Third Energy Package

Opening energy markets for competition is key to competitiveness of the EU economy as a whole. An efficient, interconnected and transparent European internal energy market will also offer consumers a choice between different companies supplying gas and electricity and will make the market accessible to all suppliers, the EC press …

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European Trade Commissioner visits Moldova

European Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht is to arrive on a visit to Moldova on Monday. It is expected that the visit will launch negotiations on Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas. The Commissioner is to meet with acting President Marian Lupu and Prime Minister Vlad Filat. The meetings will …

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EU halts funds for Romania, to resume after audit

EU Commission’s decision to interrupt funding for a programme highlights Romania’s continuing problems with absorbing European Union funds. The European Commission is to block payments worth 3.5 billion euro to Romania from the Human Resources funding line, after the European Commission report in 2011 found irregularities in the operation of …

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