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Iohannis: Fight for liberty today is to voice opinion, be connected to what is going on, go out to vote

The fight for liberty nowadays means to voice one's opinions, be preoccupied with the current events and participate in voting, on Monday night said President Iohannis at "The 80east (eighties) space - Home in communism" inauguration event, but also that should the values of democracy not be protected, "ghosts" from "the darkness of not very old days" could rise.

Wine Heroes of New Europe

One of main objectives of 2019 Grand VINART Tasting, taking place 1 - 2nd of March, is to present the potential, variety and quality of wines from New Europe. In the wine world, it unites, in addition to Slovenia and Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Macedonia and Serbia.

Romania's foreign trade deficit widens by 2bl euros in 2018; exports advance 8.1pct, imports 9.6pct

Romania's 2018 FOB/CIF foreign trade deficit widened by more than 2.17 billion euros, to 15.133 billion euros, while FOB exports amounted to 67.732 billion euros, and CIF imports standing at 82.865 billion euros, according to data with the National Institute of Statistics (INS) released on Monday.

In 2018, exports grew by 8.1pct, and imports by 9.6pct from 2017.

Tennis: Halep defeats Pliskova and Romania's Fed Cup team leads Czech team 2-1

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, WTA's 3rd, defeated Karolina Pliskova (WTA's 5th), in three sets, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, on Sunday, and Romania's Fed Cup team leads the Czech Republic team with 2-1 after the first three matches of the meeting taking place in Ostrava, in the World Group quarterfinals.

Halep won after 2 hours and 37 minutes.