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RADR2021/Iohannis, Romanian diplomats: Continue steps towards achievement of European ojectives, such as joining Schengen

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.

PM Citu: Gov't goes on; PNL has already cast a vote in support of the prime minister

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.

RADR2021/PM Citu: European Black Sea vicinities a priority in achieving our foreign affairs objectives

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.

Romania's Cabinet Faces No-Confidence Vote

The junior USR-Plus partner in Romania's centrist coalition government announced it will remove its ministers from the cabinet on Tuesday, paving the way for a parliamentary vote of no-confidence against Liberal Prime Minister Florin Citu, Reuters reported.

Iohannis: We will find most adequate solutions for current political crisis

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.

PNL's Orban: Should Florin Citu is not PM anymore, USR PLUS might return to negotiations table

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

Citu, Orban - Jewish New Year speeches; Cîtu: 10 days of repentance follow for you

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".

Citu: We have to stop the statements and sit down to the dialogue table

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.

COVID-19 vaccination campaign: 8,090 people immunised in last 24h

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.

Canadian Air Force start Air Policing mission in Romania

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.

AUR's Simion: We will go all in with the motion of censure

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.