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President Iohannis' Passover message: During this difficult time, Jewish communities prove responsibility, solidarity

President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday sent a message for Passover, in which he voiced his appreciation for the manner in which the Jewish communities have been acting during this time.

Iohannis urges strict observance of coronavirus rules for relaxation to follow

President Klaus Iohannis emphasized on Wednesday the need for the strict observance of the measures imposed by the authorities to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, so that a relaxation can follow. "The weather is fine, we hear in the news that certain countries are working on a plan to ease these measures.

Iohannis: Romanian society needs proof of each citizen's solidarity and responsibility, regardless of ethnicity

In a message this Wednesday on International Roma Day, President Klaus Iohannis says that "In this extremely difficult period, when the absolute priority is the limitation of the negative effects produced by the COVID-19 epidemic, the Romanian society needs the proof of each citizen's solidarity and responsibility, regardless of ethnicity.

UPDATE President Iohannis says epidemic not peaking up in Romania, no reason to ease up

President Klaus Iohannis warned on Monday that the COVID-19 epidemic has not peaked up in Romania yet, and that the country should not ease up on the measures taken so far, despite the number of cases being lower than in other countries. "It is clear: the epidemic has not peaked up.

Iohannis: Romania will send a team of doctors and nurses to Italy

Romania will send to Italy, in the Milan area, a team of 11 doctors and six nurses, President Klaus Iohannis announced on Monday. "I have decided (...) that Romania will send a team of doctors and nurses to Italy. They will go there to the Milan area. They will leave tomorrow [Tuesday] at the latest. A team of 11 doctors and six nurses," said Iohannis, at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace.

President Iohannis encourages tight cooperation with Germany to combat negative effects on Romanian workers

President Klaus Iohannis had a telephone conversation on Friday with his German counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, context in which he encouraged a tight cooperation between the authorities in the two countries to combat the negative effects on Romanian workers active in Germany, especially those with temporary contracts, as well as on detached and seasonal workers, the Presidential Administ

GCS: Two more coronavirus deaths; total death toll at 40

Bucharest, Mar 29 /Agerpres/ - Two more persons infected with the novel coronavirus - COVID-19 - have died, the total death toll in Romania going up to 40, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday. The two were a man, aged 71 and a woman aged 27. The 71-year-old man from Suceava was a contact with a person coming back from Austria.

President Iohannis: An extraordinary budget revision is being shaped up

President Klaus Iohannis has announced on Wednesday that an extraordinary budget revision is being shaped up, destined to earmark money for Health and the payment of technical unemployment. "An extraordinary budget revision is being shaped up which will be carried out in this state of emergency on two levels.

President Iohannis: New restrictions to be introduced, in sense that recommendation becomes obligation

President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that recommendations for the coronavirus outbreak become obligations. "We have agreed that further measures are needed to be able to curb, slow down the spread of the [coronavirus] infection.