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Finance Minister: WB, a key partner for Romania by impact of financed projects

The World Bank is a key partner for Romania, both by the impact of financing for sectoral reform projects and by the benefits of receiving the banking institution's expertise in these areas, Finance Minister Alexandru Nazare told an online meeting on Monday with World Bank Group representatives.

Minister Oros: Romania loses 1 billion Euro per year in agriculture, because of PSD governing

Romania loses 1 million Euro per year because of the sickening way in which agriculture was shephered by the PSD (Social Democratic Party) governing, on Monday said the minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Adrian Oros, in the plenary sitting of the Chamber of Deputies, during the simple motion titled "Romania's agriculture is attacked by the most dangerous pest - minister Adrian Nechi

Coach Mutu, on Hungarian players' racist behavior in U21 match: Hope UEFA makes right decision

The head coach of the national youth team, Adrian Mutu, on Monday commented in an online press conference, upon the racist behavior of some Hungarian players towards the Romanians in the direct match of the European Under-21 Championship, saying that such things have no place in sports and hopes that UEFA will make the right decision in this case.

Romanian Arrested for Sending Death Threats to Jewish Actress

Romanian prosecutors on Monday said police had arrested a man suspected of sending anti-Semitic death threats by email to the well-known Romanian Jewish actress and director of the Bucharest State Theatre, Maia Morgenstern.

GCS: 3,825 new cases of infection with SARS-CoV-2, 14,000 tests carried out in past 24 hours

A number of 3,825 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were reported in the past 24 hours, with 14,000 tests carried out, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Monday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says the same source. Until Monday, 940,443 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Romania.

INSCOP Survey: Most Romanians agree they are seen as 'second-class citizens' in the EU

A majority of Romanians (78.2%) believe they are perceived as "second-class citizens" in the EU, according to an INSCOP poll released on Monday. The survey reveals that 78.2% of the respondents agreed with the statement that "Romanians are seen as 'second-class citizens' in the EU", 20.4% disagreed with the statement, and 1.4% did not know or did not answer.

PM Citu: Romanians are free to protest as long as they don't break the law

Prime Minister Florin Citu on Monday stated that Romanians are free to protest as long as they do not violate the legislation in force, adding that the new measures taken to limit the spread of SARS-CoV-2 were triggered by the fact that hospitals are "very crowded." "Romanians are free to protest as long as they do not violate the in force legislation.

CNCAV: New tranche of 345,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine to reach Romania on Monday

A new tranche of 345,150 doses of Pfizer Biontech vaccine will reach Romania on Monday, to be delivered by air to Otopeni, Cluj-Napoca and Timisoara airports, the National Committee for the Coordination of Vaccination Activities against COVID-19 (CNCAV) informs. According to a CNCAV press release, the transport to the storage centres is provided by the manufacturing company, including by land.

MAE: Financial agreement with Moldova expires; Romania remains a predictable, involved partner

The agreement between the Government of Romania and the Government of the Republic of Moldova on the technical and financial assistance programme based on a non-reimbursable financial aid of 100 million euros granted by Romania to the Republic of Moldova, signed in 2010, expires on Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) informs, while also giving assurance that our country "remains a pre

AGERPRES132/Alexandru Muraru: National News Agency's missions go beyond daily news channel

The mission of the National News Agency AGERPRES goes beyond an official news and daily information channel. AGERPRES was a living institutional presence in the life of the nation, says historian Alexandru Muraru, Deputy and honorary adviser to the Prime Minister, a special representative of the Romanian Government for Promoting Memory Policies, Combating Anti-Semitism and Xenophobia.

Aurescu - official visit to Slovenia; meetings with President, Parliament's Speaker and with his counterpart

Bucharest, March 26 /Agerpres/ - The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, paid an official visit to Slovenia on Friday, on which occasion he was received by the President Borut Pahor, by the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia, Igor Zorcic, and had far-reaching political consultations with his counterpart, Anze Logar.

Iohannis: EU, in difficult situation due to COVID-19 pandemic

President Klaus Iohannis attended the European Council meeting in video conference format on Thursday, in which he made an appeal to European leaders for the defence, consolidation and unity of the European Union, stressing that it is in a difficult situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, informs a release of the Presidential Administration..

PM Citu: We adopted in Gov't several decisions to reduce COVID pandemic

Bucharest, March 25 /Agerpres/ - Prime Minister Florin Citu announced on Thursday, at the end of the Government's meeting, that the Executive has adopted several decisions that will help reduce the COVID-19 pandemic. "This week we had several meetings - with the Association of County Councils, with Bucharest's sector mayors and the mayor general.