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GCS: 130 deaths in COVID-19 patients in 24 hours, death toll reaches 35,851

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informs that in the last 24 hours, 130 deaths have been registered in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. One of the deaths occurred in a patient infected abroad and reported at the Satu Mare Public Health Directorate. According to GCS, there are 55 men and 75 women.

President Iohannis: More than one million Romanian pupils study French language

President Klaus Iohannis sent a message on the occasion of the first General Assembly of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) organized in Romania, showing that, currently, over one million Romanian students are studying French, while the Romanian universities offer more than 100 Francophone courses, in Romania.

Romania’s Former Leftist Leader Backs New Nationalist Party

The former president of the Social Democratic Party, PSD, Liviu Dragnea, who was released on parole in June, said he will support a new party, the Alliance for the Fatherland, which preaches nationalist values and calls for Romania to leave the European Union.

Romania's COVID-19 daily case count rises by 6,789; tests performed in last 24 hours: over 60,000

As many as 6,789 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded in the last 24 hours in Romania following nearly 60,000 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Tuesday. These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.

INTERVIEW/ICR-New York Director: Outbreak of pandemic pushed us online and we found ourselves global institute

Director of the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York Dorian Branea told AGERPRES, in an interview, that the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the institution's activity in the online environment, and this meant the identification of new ways to promote the Romanian values on the New York cultural market, but also a greater visibility, in all corners of the world.

Situation in Afghanistan discussed by EU foreign ministers

The situation in Afghanistan constituted the main topic of discussions during the informal meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of EU member-states, where Romania was represented by Minister Bogdan Aurescu, meeting that took place on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Turkish firm on track to be first B2B unicorn

AloTech, which provides cloud-based call center software solutions on a global scale, is poised to join Turkey's growing list of unicorns, one of its founders has told Daily News in an email interview.

Minister Bogdan Aurescu discussed with UN General Assembly's president about priorities of current session

Bucharest, Sep 20 /Agerpres/ - The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, had on Monday, during the first day of the high-level segment of the 76th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), a meeting with the President of the UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, and on this occasion there was an exchange of views o

Official Daianu: Financial crisis and pandemic push public debt up to 47pct of GDP in end-2020

The financial crisis and the pandemic have led to an increase in the public debt from about 15% of GDP in 2008 up to over 47% of GDP at the end of 2020, with a fiscal consolidation with an average annual deficit correction rate of approx. 1.5% of GDP to stabilize the debt at just over 50% of GDP by 2024, says the president of the Fiscal Council, Daniel Daianu.

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