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President Klaus Iohannis asked on Tuesday Romanian diplomats to continue their efforts to achieve the objectives at the European level, such as Romania's accession to the Schengen area. "On all major 'European files,' Romanian diplomacy must increase its capacity to anticipate trends, to identify strategic elements that support the promotion of national interests.
Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Tuesday that the government goes on, and the National Liberal Party (PNL), major at rule, was a "responsible party" that had already cast a vote in support of the prime minister. That was his answer to whether after talks with President Klaus Iohannis he was considering resigning as prime minister.
Romania has deployed major efforts to evacuate Romanian and Afghan nationals at risk of Taliban's revenge in Afghanistan, and succeeded, Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu told the Annual Meeting of the Romanian Diplomacy (RADR) 2021 in opening remarks on Tuesday.
President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that the "golden triangle" of Romania's foreign policy, namely increasing the country's role in the European Union and NATO and deepening and developing its strategic partnership with the US, remains essential.
Overall, the European vicinities from the Black Sea to the Western Balkans, and not only, must be treated as a priority in achieving our foreign policy objectives, Prime Minister Florin Citu stated in the opening of the Annual Meeting of the Romanian Diplomacy (RADR). "I cannot forget to mention the importance of the progress made in strengthening resilience among EU's Eastern partners.
President Klaus Iohannis stated, on Tuesday, at the meeting with Romanian diplomats, that our country continues to be a stable country and that the most adequate solutions to the current political crisis will be found. "In Romania democratic values are respected, the Constitution as well and even if we now have a governmental crisis, we will not stray from our European and Euro-Atlantic path.
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) considers that the quickest solution for ceasing the political and governmental crisis is for president Klaus Iohannis to exercise his constitutional role of mediator and to request the urgent resignation of Prime Minister Florin Citu.
Should Florin Citu is not a Prime Minister anymore, it is possible that the USR PLUS (Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity alliance) returns to the negotiation table, because the only decent, reasonable coalition is the one made up of PNL (National Liberal Party), USR PLUS, UDMR (Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania) and the national minorities (orther than Hungarian), L
Bucharest, Sept 6 /Agerpres/ - Prime Minister Florin Citu and the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Ludovic Orban, gave speeches on Monday during the Jewish New Year celebration ceremony, in which the head of the Government spoke about the period of repentance, "practice that can be helpful at any time and to anyone", and Orban said that at present there is "a crisis of values".
Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Monday, about the tensions inside the ruling coalition, that "we must stop the statements and sit down to the dialogue table." "I have said that it is sad to see the coalition partners with AUR [Alliance for the Union of Romanians], an extremist party. Now I see that the coalition partners want to be with PSD [Social Democratic Party] as well.
Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) has reported that in the last 24 hours, 8,090 doses of the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines were administered, 5,552 first doses and 2,538 second doses.
President Klaus Iohannis will pay an official visit to the Swiss Confederation on Thursday, at the invitation of his counterpart, Guy Parmelin, the Presidential Administration informed.
The Royal Canadian Air Force Detachment, consisting of approximately 140 airmen (pilots and technical personnel) and six CF-188 Hornet aircraft, begin their enhanced Air Policing mission under NATO command in the next three months, in Romania, together with the airmen belonging to the Romanian Air Force and the F-16 Fighting Falcon and MiG-21 LanceR aircraft.
The opposition Alliance for the Union of Romanians (AUR) will go all in with the motion of censure because Prime Minister Florin Citu "should not be allowed to run as an incumbent prime minister in the internal elections of the National Liberal Party (PNL)," AUR national leader George Simion said on Monday. "An entire country has witnessed live how the old parties strike up deals.