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Despite the pandemic and the restrictions on air transport, a far from negligible number of Greeks chose to go on holiday by airplane this summer. Crete and Rhodes were the top choices, while some smaller destinations such as the island of Paros also stood out, in the context of the significantly reduced air traffic this year.
The chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu deems that the most important thing is for the citizens to go vote on 27 September, regardless of their political options, to elect the most appropriate local representatives.
As many as 1,333 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in Romania since the previous reporting, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, announced on Saturday. All the new cases involve patients that did not test positive before. Romania's COVID-19 total case count reached 111,550 on Saturday.
Foreign minister Nikos Dendias and NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg discussed the situation in the eastern Mediterranean in a phone call Saturday morning, ministry sources say.
The two discussed progress towards creating a mechanism to de-escalate tension between NATO allies Greece and Turkey.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sept.19 called on Turkey to reopen a "responsible dialogue" on the Eastern Mediterranean.
"In Ajaccio, we sent a clear message to Turkey: let's reopen a responsible dialogue, in good faith, without naivety. This call is now also that of the European Parliament. It seems to have been heard. Let's move on," Macron said in a tweet in Turkish.
The RAFO company has been destroyed by the "PSD mob", on Saturday said in eastern Onesti, the PNL (National Liberal Party) Chair and Prime minister Ludovic Orban, at an electoral meeting. "RAFO Onesti and everything that was industry was destroyed by the PSD (Social Democratic Party) organised crime. Let's not pretend we don't know this.