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Prime Minister and national leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila announced on Friday that, according to the decision of the PSD Executive Committee, Ana Birchall will be removed from the helm of the Justice Ministry, to be appointed instead as Deputy PM for the implementation of Romania's strategic partnerships.
President Klaus Iohannis on Friday, August 23, the Day of Remembrance for Victims of Fascism and Communism, released a message in which he underscores that this day compels us to reiterate "firm" condemnation of both ideologies, in all their forms, and to remember the innocent victims of those regimes.
The governments of Romania, Poland and the Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania condemned "the crimes perpetrated under the ideology of Nazism and Stalinism" in a joint statement on Friday marking the 80th anniversary of the Nazi-Soviet pact that divided Europe into spheres of influence.
Artists from the US, Greece, Sweden, Poland, Norway and Romania will participate in this year's edition of the VSLO Visual Arts International Festival, which will take place at Vama Veche, August 23-September 1. According to a statement released by organisers, world-renowned university readers from the six participating countries, photographers and cinematographers are invited to the event.
The president of the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) MEP Vincze Lorant has congratulated the organisers of the 17th edition of the 'ProEtnica' intercultural festival of central Sighisoara (Mures County), unfolding until Sunday, since the manifestation has become an important benchmark for the minorities of Romania.
China has been deepening its footprint in Serbia for years, primarily through infrastructure loans and construction projects, all packaged as part of the Belt and Road Initiative. There have also been some major investments, such as the Smederevo Steel Plant, or in the Bor mining complex.
The memorandum signed by the Romanian ambassador in Washington and the US ambassador in Bucharest in Washington DC on August 20 recommends a thorough evaluation of suppliers to ensure full security of the implementation of the 5G technology, according to Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE).
Minister for Romanians Abroad Natalia Intotero has said she is surprised and worried that police in the German city of Leipzig have asked local hoteliers to report any Romanian guests. "I have learned with surprise and concern that in Germany, in Leipzig, the police have asked hoteliers to report if they have Romanian guests.
Romania could exclude Chinese giant Huawei from its future 5G network, according to a joint statement by the presidents of the United States and Romania.
The document, signed by Klaus Werner Iohannis and Donald Trump, says the two sides will seek to avoid the security risks associated with Chinese investment in building a 5G telecommunications network.