Claudia Stanescu

MAE: Normalisation of Israel-UAE relations will contribute to Middle East security

Romania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) welcomes the announcement on the normalisation of relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), voicing confidence that the move will contribute to stability and security in the Middle East.

Speaker Ciolacu: Russia, disturbed that Romania is consolidating as the safest country in its region

Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Marcel Ciolacu said on Friday that any form of threat from the Russian Federation is "unacceptable," claiming that Moscow is "disturbed" that Romania is and is consolidating as the safest country in its region." "Any form of threat from the Russian Federation is unacceptable!

PM Orban: Gov't has defended jobs during economic crisis triggered by COVID-19 epidemic

The National Liberal Party (PNL) government has defended jobs throughout the economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 epidemic, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban told a plenary sitting of Parliament on Wednesday. "You have called me to unveil the measures related to the local elections, the start of schools and (...) to combat COVID.

HealthMin Tataru: If needed, we can place an entire locality under quarantine during state of alert

Minister of Health Nelu Tataru on Tuesday told Digi 24 private television broadcaster that the establishment of the state of alert is needed in order to have "the levers" at hand to place an entire locality under quarantine if there is a large number of inhabitants infected with the SARS-CoV-2 there, and also to be able to move the medical personnel.

Chief emergency management official says 30-day extension of state of alert comes after thorough analysis

Head of the Emergency Management Department Raed Arafat said on Tuesday that the government's approval of a 30-day extension to the state of alert from June 17 was decided following a "thorough" analysis of the current COVID-19 pandemic situation.

PM Orban: Number of citizens with employment agreements down by 14,000 in May against same month of 2019

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban on Tuesday stated that the number of persons with employment agreements dropped by 14,000 in May 2020 compared with the same period last year. "Very many analysts, political leaders from the Opposition predicted the apocalypse in the employment field: a scary unemployment. We have even been accused of not taking measures for it.

At least today, 131 years after Eminescu morphed into Hyperion, let us not criticize him

Mihai Eminescu has "unveiled" the soul in its purest forms, said on Monday the president of the Romanian Academy, Ioan-Aurel Pop, who urged that at least today, on the 131st anniversary of the poet's death, we do not criticize him. "In adolescence, we learned that on January 15 and June 15, we are entitled to think of Eminescu as our homeland.