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A number of 28 large-size pictures showing images from every European Union member state will be exhibited over April 18 - May 16 on the pedestrian street Nicolae Balcescu in the central Romanian city of Sibiu, to celebrate the Romanian presidency of the Council of EU, ahead of the European Union Summit to be held here on May 9, informs a release sent to AGERPRES on Tuesday.
They compared well to the deadliest year in a while, 2013, which saw 199 road deaths.
However, over a decade, the country has made no real progress and is just back where it started.
According to European Commission data on road deaths in the 28 member states for last year, 25,100 people died on European roads in 2018, representing a rate of 49 casualties per 1 million people.
Repaying earlier expensive International Monetary Fund loans is a significant step for Greece which will create favorable conditions for its economy, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday, promising more relief measures.
"We are gaining points of [economic] freedom," Tsipras said during an interview with Greece's Antenna television.
Pendarovski's slogan, "Forward Together", and Siljanovska's slogan, "Justice for Macedonia - the Fatherland Calls", reflect these two opposed narratives.
But both blocs share one common a concern - that not enough undecided voters will support either contestant.
Their absence on April 21 could put the required electoral threshold for the election, of 40 per cent, in jeopardy.
Michael G. Sotirhos, who in 1989 became the first American of Greek descent to be appointed US ambassador to Greece, died on Sunday in Florida. He was 91.
The son of Greek migrants who arrived in the US through Ellis Island in 1923, Sotirhos was born and raised in Manhattan. He graduated from Baruch College at The City University of New York.