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Romanian soldiers injured in Afghanistan revealed as three corporals, one staff sergeant, one private

The five Romanian troops of the 300th Sfantu Andrei Mechanised Infantry Battalion injured on Friday in Afghanistan are staff sergeant Marian Rusu, corporals class 2 Florin Anton and Florin-Alexandru Stefan, corporal class 3 Petrica Apetroaie and private Nicolae Petcu, according to a press statement released by the Romanian Defence Ministry (MApN).

President Iohannis wishes speedy recovery to Romanian soldiers injured in Afghanistan

President Klaus Iohannis on Friday sent a message following an attack in Afghanistan that left five Romanian soldiers injured. "Our hearts go out to the soldiers who were injured in Afghanistan today while performing a specific mission in the war zone along with American soldiers.

Minister-delegate Ciamba regrets Theresa May's resignation, says things becoming more complicated

Romania's Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba says he regrets the resignation of British Prime Minister Theresa May, adding that "things have become more complicated." "I regret the resignation of UK PM Theresa May whose constructive engagement was appreciated by all member states.

Five Romanian soldiers injured in Afghanistan by improvised explosive device

Five soldiers of the 300th Sfantul Andrei Mechanised Infantry Battalion on a mission to Afghanistan were injured on Friday as they were conducting a joint patrol mission with US soldiers in their area of responsibility, Romania's Ministry of National Defence (MApN) reports in a press statement.

#Europeanelections2019/President Iohannis blames Europhobic parties on politicians "guilty of their own failures"

President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday in Cluj-Napoca blamed the emergence of "Europhobic parties" on politicians "guilty of their own failures" that blame the European Union, singling out the Social Democratic Party (PSD), major at rule PSD, for a "catastrophic government" that "works for the thief at the top of the party." "Many people ask why this Euroscepticism in the first place, as it is a

#Europeanelections2019 /European elections, justice referendum Sunday in Romania; over 18 million voters expected at ballot boxes

More than 18 million voters are expected on Sunday to designate 33 representatives of Romania to the European Parliament and to vote in a national consultative referendum convened by President Klaus Iohannis on justice matters. The voters will receive three ballot papers - one for the European elections and two for the referendum.

PM Dancila says to toe party line, not publicly disclose her vote at justice referendum

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Wednesday said that she will turn out to vote in the May 26 justice referendum, adding that she will not publicly disclose her option, and that she would toe her party's line. "I have said that I will show up for the referendum, but I have not said how I will vote, because that is something we will agree inside the party.

PM Dancila says no disagreement with majority leader; diverging opinions not splitting party

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday that her relationship with the national leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), major at rule, Liviu Dragnea, is good and that there is no disagreement between them. "There is no disagreement on my part - I have seen in public the idea that I have a disagreement with Chairman Liviu Dragnea.

Iohannis: PSD tries to bend laws to save leader; referendum providing stamp that it is no longer acceptable

President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) is trying to "bend" the laws to save its national leader Liviu Drganea from going to jail, adding that the referendum on May 26 offers an opportunity to the Romanians to say no more. "Romania matters, Romanians matter to the EU. Do you know who does not matter? PSD does not matter to Europe.

Romania, UNICEF sign action plan providing for new action guidelines

The Romanian government and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) signed an action plan for a 2018-2022 country programme, through Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu, Minister of Labour and Social Justice Marius Budai, and UNICEF representative in Romania Pieter Bult. "Both the country program and the action plan we have signed today include three action guidelines.