Klaus Iohannis

Iohannis: It is good that the August 10 case will be further investigated; I don't do witch hunting

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that it was good that the August 10 case would be further investigated "more thoroughly," noting that he does not do a "witch hunt," but wants the culprits to be brought to justice. "I still believe that this August 10 case is extremely important to us as a nation, it needs to be clarified. I have said the same before.

Iohannis: If epidemic does not worsen, strict safety measures are on, elections can be held

Bucharest, Aug 12 /Agerpres/ - President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that the local elections could be held if the epidemic did not worsen and strict health safety measures were taken. "This is how democracy works: elections are held from time to time.

President Iohannis: Dear Romanians, wear mask, keep your distance, let's overcome this epidemic

President Klaus Iohannis called on Romanians on Wednesday to wear a mask and keep the physical distance between them, in the context in which a new record has been hit in terms of the number of infections with the novel coronavirus today. "Dear Romanians, today we've hit a new record with more than 1,400 persons found to be infected with COVID-19.

President Iohannis challenges in court fine from CNCD for his statements regarding the Szeklerland

President Klaus Iohannis has challenged the 5,000 lei worth fine from the National Council for Combating Discrimination (CNCD) related to his statement regarding the draft law on the autonomy of the Szekerland. His challenge was submitted with the court on Friday and asks for the cancellation of the CNCD Decision No. 443/20.05.2020.

Romanian Warning About Russian ‘Security Threat’ Riles Kremlin

Russia's Foreign Ministry has accused Romania of serving third parties' interests in seeking confrontation with Moscow at the expense of its own interest.

The spat erupted after Romania's proposed 2020-2024 National Defence Strategy defined Moscow as an "aggressive" threat.

Iohannis: "University Square" represents a testament we should cherish and respect

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Thursday that "University Square" represents a "testament that we must cherish and respect." "Today, 30 years since those bloody events, Romania is a rule of law, with a consolidated democracy, profoundly attached to the European and democratic values, and the civil society is categorically stronger and more consolidated.

Iohannis: We should point finger at people trying to manipulate public opinion so that they come around

President Klaus Iohannis resumed on Thursday a statement he had previously made about the position of some politicians in the context of the pandemic and stressed that his statement, which he says has been taken out of context, did not refer to patients or possible patients, but to public figures who have access to information, but are trying to manipulate public opinion.

President Iohannis: In front of disease you're either cautious or stupid, one of the two

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Thursday that some politicians are more interested in votes than in the health of Romanians, when they claim that specialists need to come with proof regarding the necessity of prolonging the state of alert.

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