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Florin Citu, about SIIJ: The solution must be found in Romania's Parliament

Prime Minister Florin Citu said, asked if the coalition could be broken due to the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania's (UDMR) refusal to accept the solution coming from the Government regarding the Section for the Investigation of Justice Crimes (SIIJ), that the solution must be found in Parliament. "These things must be discussed now and the solution must be found in Romania's Parliament.

PM Citu: Revenues, lower than wage costs in half of territorial administrative units

Prime Minister Florin Citu argued on Monday, at the beginning of the General Assembly of the Association of Romanian Municipalities, in favour of a spending reform at the level of territorial administrative units (UAT), mentioning that in half of the cases own revenues or even total revenues are lower than wage costs.

CNSU refers to Gov't proposal for 30-day extension of state of alert

The National Committee for Emergency Situations (CNSU) adopted at its meeting today the decision proposing a 30-day extension of the nationwide state of alert starting with July 12, as well as the prevention and control measures applicable in the current epidemiological context.

PM Citu invokes Romania's 7.4pct economic growth estimate, adds private sector responds positively to measures

Prime Minister Florin Citu invokes the European Commission's estimates according to which Romania is expected to record a 7.4 percent economic growth this year, adding that the private sector has responded positively to the measures implemented. "We promised, we accomplished! The European Commission forecasts an economic growth of 7.4 percent in 2021 for Romania.

Living statue of PM Citu unveiled in Victoriei Square during Greenpeace protest

A living statue dressed in golden clothes and depicting Prime Minister Florin Citu was unveiled in Bucharest on Wednesday in Victoriei Square as part of a protest action staged by Greenpeace Romania amidst Romania's governmental coalition discussing how to manage placing the Rosia Montana site on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

COVID-19 vaccination campaign: 20,527 people immunised in last 24 hours, 11,355 with first dose

Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) has reported that in the last 24 hours, 20,527 doses of vaccine were administered, of which 13,490 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, 656 of the Moderna vaccine, 428 of the AstraZeneca vaccine and 5,953 of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, according to data provided on Friday by the National Public Health Institute (INSP) on the

PM Citu: Romania remains on watch list as regards human trafficking. No exploitation should be ignored

Prime Minister Florin Citu points out that Romania is still on the human trafficking watch list, in a report released by the US State Department, adding that "an integrated effort" of all institutions is needed to combat this problem. "The US State Department launched yesterday the 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report.

Half of Romanians believe exposed to fake news; 52% indicate TV channels (INSCOP survey)

Over 50% of Romanians believe that they have been exposed over the last months to fake news or misinformation, and 52.6% consider that TV channels are the information channels most exposed to misinformation and the spread of fake news, according to a survey conducted by INSCOP.