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PM Orban: There are two greater piorities for Gov't: Unirii motorway and Sibiu-Pitesti motorway

The construction of the Iasi-Targu Mures and Sibiu-Pitesti motorways are two of the Government's greater priorities, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said in Iasi on Friday. Attending the events dedicated to the Unification of the Romanian Principalities, the head of the Executive showed that both motorways "are fundamental to ensure the connection between the historical provinces".

President Iohannis, in Iasi: Romanians and Romania need Unirii Motorway

President Klaus Iohannis, who participates on Friday in the events dedicated to the Unification of the Romanian Principalities in Iasi, conveyed to the governors that the Romanians and Romania need the Unirii (Union - ed.n.) Motorway, a 'project enshrined by law', which 'obliges 'the state to build a high-speed motorway over the Carpathians, thus uniting the historical provinces, the head of st

Ukraine Denies President Accused Romania of ‘Occupying’ Region

Ukraine's ambassador to Romania, Oleksandr Bankov, has blamed a controversy over words attributed to the Ukrainian President about the Northern Bukovina region on a mistranslation.

President Volodymyr Zelensky was quoted as saying that the region, which formed part of Romania between the two world wars but is now in Ukraine, was "occupied by the Romanians" in 1919.

President Iohannis, welcomed by Israeli counterpart Rivlin

AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: President Klaus Iohannis was welcomed on Tuesday by his Israeli counterpart, Reuven Rivlin, at the official residence of the President of the State of Israel, Beit HaNassi in Jerusalem, on the occasion of the former's visit in Israel. Reuven Rivlin thanked Klaus Iohannis for this visit. "It's my pleasure.

Head of 'Elie Wiesel' Institute: No one can guarantee anti-Semitism won't become again manifest in Romania

No one can guarantee that anti-Semitism won't become manifest again in Romania, director of the "Elie Wiesel" Institute, Alexandru Florian, said at an event organised on Tuesday in remembrance of the January 21 - 23, 1941 pogrom in Bucharest.

Romania's 2019 real estate investments top the 1-billion euro line (survey)

Romania's real estate investments went past the 1-billion euro line in 2019, standing 7 percent higher than in 2018, shows data of the research department of the real estate consulting company CBRE Romania. Last year's roughly 1.06 billion euro worth of investments mark a five-year high on the Romanian real estate market.

CNAB: Almost 14.8 million passengers recorded on Bucharest airports in 2019

Nearly 14.8 million passengers transited, in 2019, the "Henri Coanda" Bucharest International Airport and the "Aurel Vlaicu" Bucharest-Baneasa International Airport, up 6.39 per cent on the previous year's figure, show data released by the National Company Bucharest Airports (CNAB) on Tuesday.

PSD's Ciolacu says much addressed early election topic means austerity

The much addressed early election topic means austerity, on Sunday said in Targoviste (northwest of Bucharest) the Acting President of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Speaker of the Chamber of deputies Marcel Ciolacu. "I'm deeply certain that the much addressed topic of the early election means austerity.

Musician Dan Andrei Aldea passes away aged 69

Musician Dan Andrei Aldea has died, the songwriter and folk singer Nicu Alifantis wrote Sunday on his Facebook page. "Great musician Dan Andrei Aldea has left us! Have a smooth way to the stars, Good Man (Om Bun)!" Nicu Alifantis said. Born on 9 March 1950, in Bucharest, Dan Andrei Aldea used to be a soloist, composer and multi-instrumentalist.