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Former Romanian President Klaus Iohannis won the second round of the Romanian presidential election on Sunday, according to exit polls, AFP reported. His re-election confirmed the pro-European position of the EU's eastern member state, the agency added.
"I promise to be a president for all Romanians ... A modern, European, normal Romania won today," Iohannis said.
The fact that the diaspora voting went so smoothly proves that a civic exercise of such amplitude only succeeds through the combined efforts of authorities, citizens and the civil society, shows a release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE), on Monday sent to AGERPRES.
President Klaus Iohannis has won a second term as Romania's president, according to exit poll findings released on Sunday at the closing of the polls by pollsters accredited by the Central Electoral Bureau.
The voting abroad in the presidential election runoff ended with the closing of the last polling stations on the West Coast of the United States of America and Canada, at 21:00hrs, local (7:00hrs Romania's time).
Klaus Iohannis obtained on Sunday, in the presidential election runoff, 63% of the votes, and Viorica Dancila - 37%, after the count of 8,817,440 votes from polling stations in Romania, representing 97%. According to the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP), Iohannis obtained 5,562,056 votes (63%), and Viorica Dancila - 3,255,262 (37%).
Klaus Iohannis won on Sunday, in the runoff of the presidential elections, 60.48%, and Viorica Dancila - 39.52% of votes, after the counting of 288,424 votes from polling stations in Romania. According to the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC), Iohannis obtained 174,447 votes, and Viorica Dancila - 113,977.
Klaus Iohannis won on Sunday, in the runoff of the presidential elections, 56.68pct, and Viorica Dancila - 43.32pct of votes, after counting 42,836 votes from 100 polling stations in Romania. According to the Permanent Election Authority (AEP), Iohannis obtained 24,278 votes, and Viorica Dancila - 18,558.
President Klaus Iohannis has announced on Sunday evening that he will be involved in creating a new parliamentary majority. "Now, after this victory, there are many things to do, there are many things to repair. I will get involved in creating a new majority, a majority composed of the democratic parties that will lead Romania to modernization, to Europeanization, to normal Romania.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, had a bilateral meeting on Wednesday with his Croatian counterpart, Gordan Grlic Radman, on the sidelines of the meeting of the NATO ministers of foreign affairs.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, had a meeting on Wednesday with his Polish counterpart, Jacek Czaputowicz, on the sidelines of the meeting in Brussels of the foreign affairs ministers from the NATO member states, on which occasion he highlighted the importance of further strengthening cooperation between Romania and Poland in the security area, under the B9 format and Romania-P
Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu held a bilateral meeting with the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian at the NATO ministerial meeting in Brussels on Wednesday.
Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu on Wednesday met US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on the sidelines of a meeting in Brussels of NATO chief diplomats. The two senior officials reviewed the agenda of the NATO ministerial meeting and highlighted the importance of advancing NATO's adaptation process in step with developments in security in the Euro-Atlantic area.