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President Iohannis, in Switzerland: We agreed to strengthen cooperation in research&innovation, digitalization, education, cyber security

AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday stated that he agreed with his Swiss counterpart, Guy Parmelin, to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in fields such as research and innovation, digitalization, education, cyber security, and he thanked him for Switzerland's support to Romania in the process of accession to the Organizatio

Romania's seven-month trade deficit at almost 13 bln euros

Romania's FOB/CIF seven-month trade balance deficit widened to 12.864 billion euros, by 2.858 million euros more from the year-ago period, as imports advanced 25.4 percent and exports 24.8 percent, according to data released on Thursday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). January - July FOB exports totaled 42.511 billion euros, and CIF imports stood at 55.376 billion euros.

President Iohannis carries out official visit to Swiss Confederation

President Klaus Iohannis is carrying out an official visit to the Swiss Confederation on Thursday, following the invitation of his counterpart, Guy Parmelin, whom he will have political consultations with, the Presidential Administration informs.

Citu: In order to have stable currency, you need stable government, not oust own government

Prime Minister Florin Citu stated on Wednesday evening that in order to have a stable national currency, "you need a stable government". Asked at the private TV broadcaster Digi 24 when the euro will reach a 5 RON exchange rate, he answered: "I want to remind you that last year they said it will be 5 RON, but it was not.

Football - 2022 World Cup qualifier Northern Macedonia - Romania, line-up teams

Skopje, Sept 8 /Agerpres/ - Romania's national football team coach Mirel Radoi has made one change for Wednesday's match with Northern Macedonia's Group J in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers at the Todor Proeski Arena in Skopje, compared to the match with Iceland and seven compared to the match versus Liechtenstein.

PM Citu attends inauguration of Justice Palace in Ploiesti: 22 years, 28 ministers were needed to finish this project

Prime Minister Florin Citu stated on Wednesday, at the inauguration of the Palace of Justice in Ploiesti, that it took over 20 years and 28 ministers to complete the construction, and a situation like this can no longer be tolerated in Romania. "Finally this Palace of Justice is inaugurated. I also received the history of this building.

Romania's COVID-19 death toll rises by 28 to 34,792 in past 24 hrs

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reports that in the last 24 hours, 28 deaths have been recorded in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Also, two deaths prior to the reference interval were reported, both in August 2021, in Hunedoara and Timis counties. According to GCS, in total, it is about 15 men and 15 women admitted to hospitals across the country.

Greek ForMin Dendias: You can count on our full support in efforts to join Schengen, OECD

Romania can count on Greece's "full support" in its efforts to join the Schengen Area and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), visiting Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said in a joint statement delivered today with his Romanian counterpart Bogdan Aurescu. Dendias also spoke about the importance of supporting the Western Balkan countries.