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Romania updates list of countries in COVID-19 red, yellow, green areas

Romania's National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) updated on Friday its list of countries or areas with high COVID-19 epidemiological risk. "The classification of the countries/areas by the cumulative rate of COVID-19 cases in order to sort the persons arriving in Romania accordingly and subject them to quarantine is hereby approved," reads CNSU Decision 39.

Bulgaria to EU Council: National Assembly Resolution on Republic of North Macedonia Is in Effect

At a meeting of the EU General Affairs Council in Luxembourg, Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Rumen Alexandrov confirmed that the support for the European perspective of the Republic of North Macedonia, expressed by the Bulgarian National Assembly in 2019, remains in effect, Bulgaria's Permanent Representation to the EU in Brussels said on Tuesday.

"EU could lose Western Balkans"

On the sidelines of the meeting of EU affairs ministers in Luxembourg, Szijjrt said that the enlargement policy is one of the most important EU policies, reports MTI.
According to him, the Union will pursue "policies contrary to its interests" if it fails to speed up accession talks with Serbia-Montenegro and if it delays the start of negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania.

EU Council of Foreign Ministers Agrees New Sanctions on Lukashenko

EU foreign ministers have resolved to impose their toughest punitive measures yet on Belarus, a package of economic sanctions targeting sectors that benefit the government of President Alexander Lukashenko.

EU Foreign policy top representative, Josep Borrell, announced the decision following a Monday meeting in Luxembourg, and said he believed they would "put pressure" on Lukashenko.

EU Foreign Ministers Meet in Luxemburg Monday to Slap Tougher Sanction on Lukashenko

 

EU foreign ministers will meet on Monday in Luxembourg to blacklist dozens more supporters of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in a bid to tighten the vice on his government and strengthen its opponents, news wires reported. Seventy-eight individuals are to be hit with measures like EU travel bans or having assets located in the bloc frozen, EU sources told dpa last week.

Recommendation on the Excessive Deficit Procedure in case of Romania, adopted on Friday at the ECOFIN Meeting

The Recommendation on the Excessive Deficit Procedure in the case of Romania was adopted on Friday at the Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN), in Luxembourg, and our country's commitment is to return to a budget deficit up to 3% of GDP by 2024, according to a press release from the Ministry of Finance.

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