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Romanian Naval Forces release command of Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 2

The Romanian Naval Forces have released, on Monday, command of the Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 2 (SNMCMG-2), informs, on Tuesday, a press release sent by the Naval Forces General Staff. According to the quoted source, the event took place, as a first, through videoconference, as a preventive measure in the international epidemiological context given by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Rafila: Way of reporting COVID-19 cases makes any data manipulation impossible

Doctor Alexandru Rafila, the chairman of the Romanian Microbiology Society and representative of Romania in the World Health Organization (WHO), stated, on Monday evening, referring to some recent political statements regarding the manipulation by the Government of the data referring to COVID-19 cases recorded in our country, that the way in which this data is collected make "any manipulation p

Iohannis: "University Square" represents a testament we should cherish and respect

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Thursday that "University Square" represents a "testament that we must cherish and respect." "Today, 30 years since those bloody events, Romania is a rule of law, with a consolidated democracy, profoundly attached to the European and democratic values, and the civil society is categorically stronger and more consolidated.

President Iohannis: In front of disease you're either cautious or stupid, one of the two

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Thursday that some politicians are more interested in votes than in the health of Romanians, when they claim that specialists need to come with proof regarding the necessity of prolonging the state of alert.

Freezing listings of minority packages on capital market goes against Romania's interests

The legislative initiative that forbids for 2 years the listing of state companies restricts the state's capacity to optimally utilize capital markets to finance costs and investments, shows a release of the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB).

Orban: Gov't will increase pensions by as much as possible from economic reality viewpoint

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban stated, on Wednesday, in Galati, that the Government will increase the pensions "by as much as possible, depending on the economic realities," on the basis of "serious analysis, data and prognoses". "We work on analyses, on data, on serious prognoses, on impact studies and so forth.

PSD's Ciolacu: Hospitals must be urgently reopened in conditions of safety for chronic patients

The interim chair of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, stated on Tuesday that hospitals must be urgently reopened in conditions of safety for chronic patients, schools must be prepared to resume classes in the fall, and Parliament must be a dialogue partner for local authorities, regardless of political colour.

Orban, at videoconference with EU states' ambassadors: Now, our motto is "Economy before anything else!"

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban stated, on Tuesday, during an exchange of opinions with the ambassadors of the member states of the EU in Bucharest regarding the way to manage the pandemic crisis on the continent, that "now, when from a healthcare point of view things are starting to re-enter normality, the motto of the Government is 'The economy before anything else!'".

LabMin Alexandru: At pension houses, people will sit down, not stand, at the counter

Pensioners will not curl their backs at pension houses in Bucharest, because I understand to treat them with respect and for them I will take the number of recalculation dossiers to zero, said, on Tuesday, Labour Minister, Violeta Alexandru, at the debate of the simple motion against her in the Senate.

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