Cristina Zaharia

CNCAV: 8,967 persons vaccinated against COVID in past 24hrs

A number of 8,967 doses of Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson&Johnson vaccines have been administered in the past 24 hours, of which 6,346 were the first dose and 2,621 the second dose, according to a press release the National Committee for the Coordination of Vaccination Activities against COVID-19 (CNCAV) issued on Tuesday.

USR PLUS's Barna: Meeting with President Iohannis, rather formal; no solutions or scenarios were unveiled

Co-chair of the Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party (USR PLUS) alliance, minor at rule, Dan Barna said on Tuesday that his meeting with President Klaus Iohannis was "rather formal" in which no solutions or scenarios were unveiled.

RADR2021/Iohannis, Romanian diplomats: Continue steps towards achievement of European ojectives, such as joining Schengen

President Klaus Iohannis asked on Tuesday Romanian diplomats to continue their efforts to achieve the objectives at the European level, such as Romania's accession to the Schengen area. "On all major 'European files,' Romanian diplomacy must increase its capacity to anticipate trends, to identify strategic elements that support the promotion of national interests.

RADR2021/PM Citu: European Black Sea vicinities a priority in achieving our foreign affairs objectives

Overall, the European vicinities from the Black Sea to the Western Balkans, and not only, must be treated as a priority in achieving our foreign policy objectives, Prime Minister Florin Citu stated in the opening of the Annual Meeting of the Romanian Diplomacy (RADR). "I cannot forget to mention the importance of the progress made in strengthening resilience among EU's Eastern partners.

USR's Barna: USR PLUS ministers leave Florin Citu's Cabinet; resignations to be submitted on Tuesday morning

USR PLUS (Save Romania Union, Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) co-chair Dan Barna informs that the ministers representing this political alliance will leave the Florin Citu Cabinet and they will submit their resignations on Tuesday morning. He brought these clarifications during a press conference at the Parliament Palace, which he held alongside all the USR PLUS ministers and MPs.

PNL's Orban: I will convene a meeting of Standing Bureaus; it will be at a convenient time so that we have quorum

Head of the Chamber of Deputies Ludovic Orban on Monday said that he will convene a new meeting of the Standing Bureaus for the motion of censure to be presented, adding that the meeting will take place "at a convenient time," so that a quorum will be met and the legal and constitutional procedures will be carried out.

USR PLUS's Mosteanu: Starting today, the "winning team" has a new member, Marcel Ciolacu

This is for the first time in the past 31 years that a motion of censure is being denied, USR PLUS (Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) spokesman Ionut Mosteanu said on Monday, at the end of the meeting of the joint Standing Bureaus of the two Chambers. "The PSD (Social Democratic Party) and PNL (National Liberal Party) have boycotted this meeting.

CNE: 74.5pct of students believe online school lacks in quality compared to face to face courses

A consultation conducted by the National Student Council (CNE) among over 11,000 respondents shows that for 74.5pct of them online school lacks in quality compared to face to face courses. According to a CNE press release, the results of the consultations, but also a report with proposals and recommendations will be used in the dialogue with the Ministry of Education.

Arad: Traffic jam at border with Hungary; 1hr wait time at Nadlac II to exit Romania

One of the crossing points along the border with Hungary faces traffic jam on Friday morning, with the wait time for control of documents and transit at the Nadlac II crossing point (the pan-European highway) being of at least one hour, although the number of control lanes has been supplemented.

PM Citu: Romania sends 142 more firemen to Greece to help extinguish fires

Prime Minister Florin Citu informs that a new unit of 142 firemen is going to leave for Greece on Friday to help extinguish the fires. "Greece needs help again! I have informed President Klaus Iohannis and we have decided together with the Minister of Interior to send 142 firemen to help Greece extinguish its forest fires. Our firemen's mission starts tomorrow!