Alina Novaceanu

Iohannis: It is good that the August 10 case will be further investigated; I don't do witch hunting

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that it was good that the August 10 case would be further investigated "more thoroughly," noting that he does not do a "witch hunt," but wants the culprits to be brought to justice. "I still believe that this August 10 case is extremely important to us as a nation, it needs to be clarified. I have said the same before.

Iohannis: If epidemic does not worsen, strict safety measures are on, elections can be held

Bucharest, Aug 12 /Agerpres/ - President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that the local elections could be held if the epidemic did not worsen and strict health safety measures were taken. "This is how democracy works: elections are held from time to time.

GCS: 197 new cases of COVID-19; total number of persons infected - 18,791

 A number of 197 new cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Romania since the previous information, bringing the total case count to 18,791, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official coronavirus communication task force, reported on Thursday. Of the people confirmed positive, 12,629 have been declared cured and discharged.

President Iohannis: Our heroes - true symbols of abnegation, courage and sense of duty

President Klaus Iohannis conveyed on Thursday, through a message occasioned by Heroes' Day, his gratitude for the Romanian servicemen killed in action in the theaters of operations outside the national borders and his appreciation for the doctors and medical personnel who are at the forefront of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

MAE announces the repatriation of 125 Romanians who were aboard several cruise ships

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced on Sunday the return to the country of 125 Romanian citizens who were on cruise ships abroad. In a press release sent on Sunday to AGERPRES, MAE informs that, on Saturday evening, 45 Romanian citizens and a citizen of the Kingdom of Thailand, a family member of a Romanian citizen, returned to the country.

PM Orban, haulers' officials discuss assistance for hauling sector

On Thursday, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban had talks with officials of the Federation of Romanian Haulage Operators on how to conduct the haulage business in compliance with the health safety rules established as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures to assist the sector.

PM Orban: Pensions, to increase depending on real possibilities

The government has as priority the payment of pensions and salaries and will increase the pensions, but only after a very serious analysis, depending on the real possibilities, so as to have the guarantee that they can be paid, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban stated on Wednesday night at the private broadcaster Realitatea Plus.

PM Orban: We are preparing an economic reconstruction plan on a healthy basis

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has stated on Monday that the Government will put into practice a plan based on the principle "of producing in Romania what can be produced in Romania," mentioning that he will also set up a scheme to guarantee loans for companies that cannot access IMM Invest (programme for SMEs) .

PM Orban promises gradual return to normalcy, provided that people act responsibly

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Friday that bar, restaurant and cafe terraces have not yet reopened, but that as solutions are found to reduce the virus transmission risk and provided that people act responsibly, they could be opened again. "Our intention is to gradually relax all restrictions according to a well thought out plan based on precise epidemiological risk assessments.