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Romania sends to UEFA guarantees regarding organization of EURO 2020 in Bucharest

Romania officially reconfirmed its commitment to organizing matches during the EURO 2020 in Bucharest, through a guarantee letter sent to UEFA, the Ministry of Youths and Sports announces. "The Romanian Football Federation submitted to UEFA the last guarantee letter of the 24 necessary to reaffirm the availability to host the UEFA European Football Championship EURO 2020.

31 youngsters selected to be part of Romania's preliminary team for ECSC 2020

A number of ten youngsters passionate with cyber security will participate in the European Cyber Security Challange - ECSC, to take place in November, in Vienna, to be selected from 31 youngsters passionate about cyber security representing Romania's preliminary team for this event.

Radu Ciorniciuc's documentary "Acasa, My Home" wins Grand Prize at DOK.fest Munich

Director Radu Ciorniciuc's debut documentary film, "Acasa, My Home", which tells the story of the family that lived for 20 years in the wilderness of the Vacaresti Delta (ed.n. - a natural delta in District 4 of Bucharest), until the place received protected area status, won the Grand Prize at DOK.fest Munich, according to a release sent to AGERPRES.

IGPF: Border was crossed on May 16 by 31,743 persons; 16,164 entered country

Bucharest, May 17 /Agerpres/ - The national border was crossed, on May 16, by 31,743 persons, of which only 16,164 entered the country, the rest of 15,579 being persons exiting Romania, the General Inspectorate for the Border Police (IGPF) informs in a press release sent on Sunday.

GCS: Another seven persons infected with novel coronavirus dead; death toll - 1,104

Bucharest, May 17 /Agerpres/ - Another seven persons infected with the novel coronavirus have died in Romania, the number of deceased due to the virus reaching 1,104, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday. The dead were five men and two women with ages between 58 and 92.

Romascanu (PSD): Censure motion in preparation; we will have to negotiate with other political forces in Parliament

Bucharest, May 17 /Agerpres/ - The spokesperson of the Social Democrat Party (PSD), Lucian Romascanu, announced that the Social Democrats are preparing a censure motion against the government, which will be submitted "if things go worse and worse". "We had a month, a month and a half in which we assumed this: we will leave them be and come up with ideas.

GCS: 167 new coronavirus cases; total number of cases - 16,871

Bucharest, May 17 /Agerpres/ - A number of 167 of new cases of persons infected with the novel coronavirus were recorded in Romania since the last informative bulletin, the total reaching thus 16,871 cases, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Sunday. Of the persons confirmed positive, 9,890 were declared cured and discharged. There are 205 patients admitted to intensive care.

Another three persons infected with novel coronavirus dead; death toll - 1,097

Bucharest, May 17 /Agerpres/ - Another three persons infected with the novel coronavirus have died in Romania, the death toll for this cause reaching 1,097, the National Institute for Public Health (INSP) informed on Sunday. The dead are two women and one man, with ages between 59 and 82. AGERPRES (RO - author: Irinela Visan, editor: Mihai Simionescu; EN - editor: Razvan-Adrian Pandea)