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C-27 J Spartan aircraft commander: It was a surprise for us to see the magnitude of wildfires in Greece

Florin Ianculescu, commander of the C-27 J Spartan aircraft dispatched by Romania to extinguish wildfires in Greece, says he was unpleasantly surprised by the magnitude of the fires in the vicinity of Athens.

He told the Romanian public radio broadcaster on Thursday that that the Romanian Air Force's aircraft already participated in containing outbreaks in western Athens.

No Romanians reported among victims of wildfires in Greece

Romania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) says that the Embassy of Romania continues to carefully monitor the developments in the aftermath of the wildfires in Greece, and according to data from the local authorities, no Romanian citizens have been reported among the wildfire victims injured or going missing.

Romanian senior official Winzer says citizen mobility one of Romania's priorities in EU-UK relationship

State Secretary for Inter-institutional Relations and Legal Affairs with Romania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) Cristian Winzer welcomed Portugal's ambassador in Bucharest Fernando Teles Fazendeiro on Monday to discuss Brexit, highlighting the shared interests of the two countries in protecting the rights of European citizens in the UK.

Diaspora Minister Intotero: I have requested Spanish authorities' support for Romanian classes in schools

Minister Natalia-Elena Intotero has requested the support of Spanish local authorities in the provinces of Seville and Huelva for providing Romanian language courses in schools in those areas, according to a press release issued by the Ministry for Romanians Abroad (MRP).

In Brussels, ForMin Melescanu highlights importance of NATO continuing support for Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova

At a working dinner of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday, part of a NATO summit meeting there, Romania's Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu highlighted the importance of NATO continuing its support for its eastern partners - Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova.

Minister-delegate Negrescu says Romania's Gov't is prepared to manage any negotiations' possible development scenarios

The Government is prepared to manage any of the possible scenarios related to the development of Brexit negotiations, Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs Victor Negrescu stated on Wednesday at the expert debate called "Brexit, where to? Prospects of the UK's withdrawal from the European Union and the implications for Romania."

AGERPRES National News Agency, member of National Committee of Live Skills European project

AGERPRES National News Agency on Wednesday became a member of the National Committee of the Live Skills European project, initiated by the European Commission under the Erasmus+ programme, alongside the Culture & Mass Media Federation FAIR - MediaSind, the British Council and other partners from Bulgaria, Greece and the UK.

Senior official Ciamba meets Holocaust Museum reps, reaffirms Romania's commitment to combating anti-Semitism

At a meeting with representatives of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) on Monday, Secretary of State for Euro-Atlantic Bilateral and Strategic Affairs George Ciamba with Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) reconfirmed Romania's constant commitment to tackling discrimination, anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial.

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