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MAE: Negative result from a PCR test needed when entering Turkey, to avoid quarantine

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs Romanian citizens who are, transit or intend to travel to Turkey that, according to the data sent by the local authorities, the persons who will arrive starting with December 28, by air, and from 30 December, by road, rail and sea, will have to present a molecular test (PCR) with a negative result for SARS-CoV-2 virus infection, performed a maximum of 72

FinMin Citu: Release, delivery and distribution of the vaccine, very fast, to help limit pandemic

The release of the vaccine, its delivery and distribution in record time will help limit and eradicate the pandemic in the shortest possible time, Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Saturday. "Today [Saturday - editor's note] we received the first doses of the vaccine. The vaccination campaign starts at the same time in Romania as in Europe.

First batch of COVID-19 vaccines allocated to Romania arrives Friday in Nadlac Customs

The first batch of vaccines against COVID-19 allocated to Romania will arrive on Friday, in western Nadlac Customs, declared on Thursday, the minister of Internal Affairs, Lucian Bode. "Tomorrow, the first batch allocated to Romania will arrive in Nadlac Customs and we will take over through our structures, we will transport it to Bucharest.

GCS: 4,310 new cases of COVID-19; tests carried out in the past 24 hours - 27,653

A number of 4,310 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, following the performance of 27,653 tests at the national level, the Strategic Communication (GCS) informed on Thursday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says GCS. So far, 608,561 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania.

Iohannis: Vaccination campaign starts in Romania, entire EU on Dec 27

President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday stated, at the Cotroceni Palace, that in Romania and in the European Union the anti-COVID-19 vaccination campaign starts on Sunday. "As for the vaccination campaign, I can confirm that it will start in Romania and in the entire European Union exactly on December 27, Sunday.

President Iohannis sends message of support to Moldova's Maia Sandu, alongside six other European leaders

The presidents of Romania, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia have issued a joint statement in support of Moldova's elected president, Maia Sandu, to be sworn in on Thursday. "We, the Presidents of Romania, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, congratulate Ms Maia Sandu on her inauguration as President of the Republic of Moldova.

PM-designate Citu: I won't betray confidence vested in me

Prime Minister-designate Florin Citu said on Wednesday that he would not betray the confidence with which he was vested and would do everything he could to achieve his goals: get past the health crisis and restart the economy.

Hidroelectrica acquires Crucea Wind Park, STEAG Energie Romania

Hidroelectrica and STEAG GmbH have signed an agreement on the takeover by the Romanian hydro power producer of the Crucea Wind Farm and STEAG Energie Romania, following a highly competitive process involving both local and international bidders, according to a Hidroelectrica release submitted on Wednesday, AGERPRES.

First meeting of new gov't - next week; PM designate: vaccination campaign is priority

The first formal meeting of the Citu Government is said to take place next week. Prime minister designate Florin Citu declared, on Tuesday night, after the National Liberal Party (PNL) validated the list of liberal ministers, that the priority is to carry out under the best conditions the anti-COVID vaccination campaign, which would start in Romania on December 27.