Ciolos: Citu can no longer lead a government in which there is also USR PLUS

Timisoara, Sep 21 /Agerpres/ - The co-chairman of USR PLUS, the MEP Dacian Ciolos, declared on Tuesday in Timisoara, that Florin Citu can no longer be the prime minister of a government of which his party should be part, even if the liberal wins the PNL leadership, but that there are chances for the coalition to continue in the PNL - USR PLUS - UDMR formula, on the current parliamentary formula

Iohannis: We need to encourage more Swiss investors to come to Romania, as gov't issue is not worrying

AGERPRES special correspondent to Bern, Switzerland, Florentina Peia reports: Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday that Swiss investors should be encouraged to come to Romania in as large a number as possible, adding that the government issue is not at all worrying.

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.

President Iohannis orders urgent involvement of Air Forces to evacuate Romanian citizens from Afganistan

The president of Romania, Klaus Iohannis, ordered on Monday, August 16, 2021, the immediate involvement of the Romanian Air Forces to evacuate from the Kabul International Airport of Romanian citizens who are still on the Afghan state's territory, the Presidential Administration informs, in a press release sent to AGERPRES.

Three deaths reported by INSP in COVID-19 patients in past 24 hrs, death toll rises to 34,278

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Friday that three deaths have been reported in patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours. The people who died - one man and two women - were admitted to hospitals in Mures and Sibiu, one in the 70-79 years old and two in the 80+ years old categories.

PSD accuses gov't of undermining national economy

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) maintains that the government is guilty of "undermining" the national economy, because this year Romania will not receive "any euro" from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR). "Zero euro from PNRR in 2021! PSD was right! Romania will not receive any euro from PNRR this year!

Day of Romanian Aviation and Air Force military ceremony in Bucharest

A military ceremony will be held today, July 20, the Day of Romanian Aviation and Air Force, at the Monument of the Air Heroes located in the Aviatorilor Square in Bucharest City. Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca and Chief of Defence Daniel Petrescu will participate. The ceremony starts at 10:00hrs, EEST.

Speaker Orban: The Iasi Pogrom is the bitter lesson of a history not to be forgotten

Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Ludovic Orban said on Wednesday that the Iasi Pogrom is the bitter lesson of a history that, although it moves away from us, must not be forgotten. The Romanian Parliament on Wednesday commemorated for the first time ever the victims of the June 1941 Iasi Pogrom in a solemn session as part of a joint plenary sitting.

UPDATE Iohannis: I don't think the motion of no-confidence will succeed; coalition may prove unity

President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that the motion of no-confidence tabled by the opposition Social Democratic Party (PSD) will not survive a vote of Parliament. "I speak frequently with all politicians and I don't think the motion of no-confidence will succeed or the rumours that some who should not vote will vote. I do not believe it," he said.