Marius Fratila

UDMR's Kelemen Hunor: In 13 years we had 3 gov'ts; we need to make efforts to rebuild coalition

Leader of the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania (UDMR), Kelemen Hunor, on Friday stated, in the opening of the 15th edition of the Congress of this political party, that the country needs a stable government and that every efforts need to be made for a rebuilding of the coalition created in 2020.

President Iohannis: Close connection between Saxons, Romanians - an example of peaceful coexistence

The close connection between the Saxons and Romanians, built over time, is an example of peaceful coexistence based on respect for the culture and traditions specific to both parties and has contributed to the development and consolidation of the bilateral relationship between Romania and Germany, President Klaus Iohannis said on Sunday, at the "Haferland Week" Festival.

GCS: 152 new caes of coronavirus infection; almost 21,900 tests performed in the past 24 hours

A number of 152 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded in the past 24 hours, with almost 21,900 tests performed, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Sunday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.

MAE: Aurescu and British counterpart-preliminary exchange of information on "Mercer Street" ship incident

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bogdan Aurescu had an exchange of views with his British counterpart, Dominic Raab, regarding the incident involving the "Mercer Street" ship incident, informs the Romanian MAE (Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

IntMin: Mask, still compulsory after August 1; number of participants in private events might increase

Interior Minister Lucian bode told a press conference in Cernavoda on Monday that wearing a protective mask indoors would remain a compulsory measure even after August 1, and the increase in the number of participants in private events was considered as a relaxation measure. "Mask wearing indoors is a compulsory measure.

Petromidia blast/IntMin Bode: Population never in danger

Minister of Interior Lucian Bode on Friday stated that it was due to the professionalism of the firemen that the tragedy at Petromidia did not turn into a catastrophe, underscoring that the population, the tourists were never in danger. "Due to the professionalism of the military firemen and the firemen of the refinery, this tragedy did not turn into a catastrophe.

Barna: PSD was and remains party of poverty; PNRR, not rejected, consultations are natural

Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna, co-chair of Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party (USR PLUS), said on Friday in Sibiu that the Social Democratic Party (PSD)'s attack on the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) is "irresponsible", explaining that the consultations underway these days with the European Commission are "natural", the PNRR will be approved and it will be a "

PM Citu: We have sources of financing, we will do as promised, we will cross the Carpathians by motorway

Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Friday in Baia Mare, that there are sources of financing for large investment projects in Romania and that he will make good on his promises. "I want to assure Romanians that we will have sources of funding and that what we have promised to do by 2024 - and I said that we are preparing for a government of at least eight years throughout 2028 - we will do.

Gheorghita: 7 million vaccinated people by August 1, realistic target; it can be reached, but it is up to all of us

The coordinator of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign, Colonel Doctor Valeriu Gheorghita, said in Targu Mures on Friday that the target on reaching the 7 million vaccinated people threshold by August 1 was "realistic" and could be reached, nonetheless it didn't depend only on the vaccination campaign organisation, but also on citizens' responsibility.