President Traian Băsescu made a press release on Henri Coanda Airport, after his official visit to Hungary. “Romania does not recognize collective rights for minorities and does not accept the idea of territorial autonomy,” said President Basescu.
“There were no differences between Romania and Hungary. Each country and the problem of minorities as it is considered appropriate to the realities of Romania and Hungary. There is one great certainty, namely that standards applied by both countries are considered fair standards that respect the rights of minorities. The observation that Romania does not recognize collective rights for minorities and does not accept the idea of territorial autonomy, “said President Traian Băsescu.
Regarding the issue of minorities, Basescu said that a priority in this respect is to transfer to local governments, where conditions are created to care hospital, school or local police.
Visit in Hungary was very important because it addressed at all levels, problems common European interest, as president.
Basescu highlighted that have been discussed issues related to the economic crisis and how it affects the two countries
“Our approach is, at least at this stage, slightly different. We maintain a large responsibility of banks that are major shareholders in Romanian banks, “said Traian Băsescu. “Do not talk about the soundness of the banking Romanian – Romanian banks are solid – but those who hold majority shareholders must continue to provide banks in Romania, which practically patronează the requirements of funding sources for economic activities on the Romanian market”, President Basescu added.
Basescu said that the Romanian state has no obligation to lend a substitute for the obligations banks have to parent shareholders in major banks in Romania. “I must appreciate that the parent banks, whether in Austria, Germany, France or anywhere in the state of the euro area, must continue to fund banks whose majority ownership is held in Romania,” said Basescu .
The President met with Romanian communities in Hungary
“Projects Romanian minority in Hungary will be supported financially,” said Basescu. 25% of the 8000 Romanian in Hungary do not speak Romanian, the president noted.
Basescu described the decision delighted today in The Hague: ICJ issued a fair and equitable solution. ” The solution is correct, right, in accordance with international law, as president.
“Of the 12,200 square kilometers, Romania has obtained operating rights 9.700km square,” said the president is convinced that Romania and Ukraine will respect the decision of the Court of Justice.Tags: Court of Justice, issue of minorities, Romania recognize minorities, Romania territorial autonomy, Traian Băsescu