An An-12 cargo plane from Vigo, Spain to Lviv was forced to make an emergency landing due to a fuel shortage near an Ukrainian airport. 5 people were killed.
There were 8 people aboard the aircraft - 7 crew and one employee accompanying the cargo. According to preliminary information, the emergency landing was necessary due to lack of fuel.
Member of the European Parliament Rovana Plumb considers that the decision of the Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) of the European Parliament in her case is profoundly incorrect, against the EP's Rules of Procedure, "being encouraged by the opposition in Romania, headed by President Klaus Iohannis." "Today's decision in the JURI committee is profoundly incorrect, against the Rules of Procedure
Situations in which the task force at Romania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) can be activated were on the agenda of talks at the first regional consular meeting this year organised on Thursday and Friday in Rome, attended by Romanian consuls from Italy, Spain and Portugal.