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Bucharest, Sep 22 /Agerpres/ - President Klaus Iohannis had a bilateral meeting in New York on Wednesday with the Secretary General of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF), Louise Mushikiwabo, on the sidelines of his participation in the high-level segment of the 76th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
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.
The minelayer Vice Admiral Constantin Balescu (PM-274), with a detachment of combat divers on board, is departing on Thursday, from the military port of Constanta, to take part in the EUNAVFOR MED Irini operation, in the Mediterranean Sea, between October 1 - December 31.
AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: We must all ensure that restrictions related to COVID-19 do not exacerbate rights violations, on Tuesday said president Klaus Iohannis at the United Nations' General Assembly. "The primary responsibility for the protection and promotion of human rights lies with our States.
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.
The head of the National Committee for the Coordination of Vaccination Activities (CNCAV) against COVID-19, Valeriu Gheorghita, said on Tuesday that the authorities are considering administering the third dose of vaccine to people vulnerable or involved in "critical activities" of pandemic management.
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.
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.
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).
Cristi Puiu's film "Malmkrog" won the Grand Prize and the Trophy of the Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN) for for 2020, at the 50th edition of the UCIN Awards Gala, that took place on Monday evening, at the National Opera in Bucharest.
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
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.