Adina Panaitescu

MAE: Fighting violence against women - one of Romania's priorities

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) welcomes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, reiterating its "firm" commitment to promoting and protecting women's rights, and to continuing the fight to eradicate all forms violence against women and girls.

Romania, Spain consider Memorandum of Understanding between ministries of culture

Romania and Spain are considering drafting a Memorandum of Understanding between the ministries of culture, in the perspective of celebrating, next year, 140 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries, informs the Romanian Embassy to the Kingdom of Spain.

GCS: 4,207 new cases of COVID-19, tests processed in past 24 hours - 9,938

A number of 4,207 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the past 24 hours, following 9,938 tests processed at national level, the Group of Strategic Communication (GCS) informs on Monday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, says GCS. As of Monday, 422,852 cases of people infected with the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Romania.

Energy Ministry's Dragan: Phase I of BRUA project has been completed

Phase I of the BRUA project has been completed, both the pipeline and the compression stations, which will lead to the diversification of Romania's gas supply sources, Dan Dragan, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Business Environment, told Monday's online event "The Romanian International Gas Conference." "The BRUA phase I project is completed, both the pipeline and the

Macroeconomic Confidence Indicator decreases in October by 2.3 points

The Macroeconomic Confidence Indicator of the CFA Romania Association decreased in October compared to the previous month by 2.3 points, to the value of 32.1 points, according to a release sent to AGERPRES on Monday. Compared to the same month of the previous year, the indicator decreased by 22.4 points, according to CFA Romania.

UPDATE Coronavirus: How the health crisis has influenced the activity of European news agencies

The health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic greatly influenced the activity of European news agencies in terms of working procedures, and some expect a drop in revenues, according to the directors of some of these media outlets in interviews published on Monday on the European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA) website.

More than 15,000 Romanians arrive to Romanian resorts at the Black Sea on Pentecost holiday (study)

More than 15,000 Romanians arrived to Romanian resorts at the Black Sea during the Pentecost mini-holiday, although the initial estimates of tour operators were between 10,000 and 12,000 people, according to a study by the online agency.

Official Oprisor: New National Defence Strategy reiterates Romania's committment to rule of law

The new National Defence Strategy for 2020-2024 reiterates Romania's "commitment" to the rule of law, with the document categorizing the corruption phenomenon as a "security risk," said presidential adviser Ion Oprisor - National Security Department, in a statement sent by the Presidential Administration to AGERPRES on Thursday.

USR's Barna proposes consultations among parliamentary parties to establish election date

USR (Save Romania Union) leader Dan Barna on Wednesday said that setting a date for the local elections should be a "technical" decision and proposed "urgent" consultations between parliamentary parties on the issue, in the context in which, according to some sources, the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) ruled as unconstitutional the normative acts regarding the extension of the local elec