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Dr. Kunchev: Bulgaria and Black Sea Coast Will be the Safest Places in Europe

"Bulgaria and our Black Sea coast will be one of the safest places in Europe. We will take advantage of this, but we must continue to comply with the measures, such as conscious lifestyle, personal hygiene and distance, "said Dr. Angel Kunchev, a member of the National Operational Headquarters for Coronavirus at his regular morning briefing.

GCS: 146 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Romania; total number of infected people - 18,429

A number of 146 new cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Romania since the last information that brings the total case count to 18,429, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday. Of the people confirmed positive, 11,874 have been declared cured and discharged.

ForMin Aurescu says Romania deeply interested in moving away from defiance, confrontation

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu said on Tuesday that in the Romanian-Hungarian relationship "a climate of trust and mutual respect" needs to be restored, calling for "restraint and discernment."      "Romania is deeply interested in moving away from a logic of defiance and confrontation and we propose to create the premises for shaping a constructive, modern, civilised, pragmatic, Eur

EduMin Monica Anisie: We need a restructured education system

Young Romanians need a restructured education system starting with primary school and ending with postgraduate studies, Minister of Education and Research Monica Anisie said on Tuesday, adding that it is "extremely important "for education to be seen as integrated from primary to higher education and research." Anisie participated in the event "RO-HYDROHUB, hydrogen as an alternative energy vec

Gov't set to give strong support signal to research by adopting memorandum establishing ROHYDROHUB

The Romanian government wants to give a strong signal of support to research and innovation by adopting a memorandum for the establishment of the ROHYDROHUB, Romanian Hydrogen and New Energy Technologies Hub, as research in the use of hydrogen as an energy source is a component worth encouraging, according to government's Secretary General Antonel Tanase.

Romania's COVID-19 death toll rises by 2 to 1,207

Two more people infected with the novel coronavirus have died in Romania, bringing the total death toll to 1,207, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday morning. These are an 82-year-old woman and a 66-year-old man.

IntMin Vela says Covid-19 disinformation campaigns funded, can lead to economic destabilisation

Interior Minister Marcel Vela said on Monday evening that disinformation published online denying the existence of the novel coronavirus is part of a financed campaign that can lead to economic destabilisation. "The information war, if you will, has several purposes or several substrates. One of them is that of destabilisation, distrust, chaos, and challenging the authorities.

Eight countries say gas deserves EU help

Greece and seven other European countries have urged the European Union to include natural gas in future funding, as the bloc's executive prepares to unveil its plan for a green economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

EduMin Anisie: Romanian school is below level of challenges of current generations of students

Romanian school is below the level of challenges faced by the current generations of students and has remained captive to conservative formulas, said on Monday the Minister of Education, Monica Anisie, in the plenary of the Chamber of Deputies, at the debate of the simple motion dubbed "Step by step we have reached educational collapse - PNL created Un-Educated Romania" signed by 93 deputies fr

DefMin Ciuca: Strategic Partnership with USA, essential pillar of Romania's security

The Strategic Partnership with the USA is an "essential pillar of Romania's defence", and the challenges to national security have increased constantly, said, on Monday, the Minister of National Defence, Nicolae Ciuca, present at an event organized by the Embassy of the United States of America in Bucharest to mark Memorial Day.

Moldova PM Sparks Feud With Romania Over Corruption Claim

Romanian parliamentarians have called on Bucharest to withdraw the Romanian citizenship of the Moldovan Prime Minister, Ion Chicu, after he suggested that Romania was one of the most corrupt countries in Europe, and used harsh language about Romanian officials.

Romania's COVID-19 case count rises by 213 to 18,283

As many as 213 new cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Romania since the last report, bringing the total count to 18,283, the Group of Strategic Communication (GCS), the official coronavirus communication task force, reported on Monday. Of the people confirmed positive 11,630 have been declared cured and discharged.

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