The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced on Sunday the return to the country of 125 Romanian citizens who were on cruise ships abroad. In a press release sent on Sunday to AGERPRES, MAE informs that, on Saturday evening, 45 Romanian citizens and a citizen of the Kingdom of Thailand, a family member of a Romanian citizen, returned to the country.
The Muslim faithful starting on May 24, for three days, will be celebrating Ramazan Bayrman, also called the Bayram of Sweets, informs a press release sent to AGERPRES by the Mufti of the Muslim Cult in Romania.
Four more persons infected with the novel coronavirus have died, with the total death toll in Romania reaching thus 1,170, the Strategic Communication Group informed on Saturday. It's about two women and two men, aged between 54 and 89 years old. AGERPRES (RO - editor: Catalin Alexandru; EN - author: Cristina Zaharia)
Cyprus on Friday outlined plans for the phased resumption next month of commercial flights from a select number of countries with low Covid-19 infection rates to jump-start its vital tourism sector.
Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said flights will begin in two phases — June 9 and 20 — from two groups of countries selected by an advisory body of medical experts.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has labelled as "absolutely unacceptable" the recent statements made by the Moldovan Prime Minister, Ion Chicu, about Romania, on Friday, on a social network.
Health Minister Nelu Tataru said in Iasi on Friday that COVID-19 infections in Romania are on a downward path. "That plateau time has passed. We are on a downward path. There has been almost a week in which we have gone down a downward slope and for about 4-5 days cases have been actually declining. We had a day yesterday when the number seemed to go up, but today we are on a downward slope.
Seven more persons infected with the novel coronavirus have died, the COVID-19 death toll in Romania thus reaching 1,166, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Friday. It is about four women and three men aged between 33 and 93. AGERPRES (RO - author: Roberto Stan, editor: Claudia Stanescu; EN - editor: Rodica State)
Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu welcomed on Friday U.S. Ambassador to Bucharest Adrian Zuckerman. The two officials talked about bilateral cooperation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the announcement regarding the withdrawal of the U.S.
Eight crossing points are currently operational at Romania's western border for customs checking both coming in and out of Romania for individuals and haulers, according to Romania's General Inspectorate of Border Police (IGPF).
A meeting of the Romania's Supreme Council for National Defence (CSAT) will take place on Wednesday, chaired by President Klaus Iohannis, in a special video conference system.