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Iohannis: From May 15, wearing protection mask, keeping distance and hand hygiene - mandatory

President Klaus Iohannis stated, on Tuesday, that from May 15, once the state of alert comes into force, the wearing of protection masks in closed spaces becomes mandatory, the maintaining of distance between people and hand hygiene are also mandatory. "Unfortunately, the COVID-19 epidemic is still among us. It's not the time to relax too much.

ForMin Aurescu: Exercise of MAE powers relates to contracts already concluded by workers

The exercise of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE)' powers relates to the application of employment contracts already concluded by Romanians who go to work abroad, said on Monday, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, at the hearing by the Senate Committees for European affairs, for foreign policy and for work, family and social protection.

GCS: 231 new cases of novel coronavirus infection; total number of cases reaches 15,362

A number of 231 new cases of persons infected with the novel coronavirus have been registered in Romania since the latest update, the total number of cases thus reaching 15,362 , the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Sunday. From among the persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus, 7,051 were declared recovered and discharged from hospital.

EUROPE DAY/Radu Magdin: After pandemic, EU not to be the same; rethinking process needed

The European Union will no longer be the same after the novel coronavirus pandemic, and a rethinking process of the manner of action and role worldwide is important and necessary, political analyst Radu Magdin told AGERPRES on Friday, in the context of Europe Day being celebrated on Saturday.

EUROPE DAY/Iulian Chifu: European unity will be visible especially in post-pandemic recovery plans

European unity will be visible especially in the recovery plans following the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, a health crisis that has brought to discussion the idea of democracy, as well as the idea of leadership, analyst Iulian Chifu told AGERPRES on Friday. He spoke about the prospects that the health crisis has brought to the European Union ahead Europe Day on Saturday.

New team of Carpathian Pumas Detachment, in Mali

The troops of the Carpathian Pumas Detachment took over on Tuesday the missions from their colleagues who acted, between October 2019 - April 2020, in the first rotation of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Republic of Mali / MINUSMA, shows a release from the Ministry of National Defence (MApN).

President Iohannis: A fundamental objective of economic relaunch plan - massive investments in all infrastructure types

President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday stated that one of the objectives of the economic relaunch plan after the COVID-19 pandemic is to "massively" increase public investments in all types of infrastructure, with a strong emphasis to be placed from now on on the Romanian products.

ForMin Aurescu, Polish counterpart Czaputowicz discuss consultations with Turkey, aid for Moldova

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu had a telephone conversation on Monday with Polish Foreign Affairs Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, during which the two officials discussed about the consultations in a trilateral format Poland-Romania-Turkey and Romania's aid granted to the Republic of Moldova in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Two more Romanians infected with novel coronavirus dead in UK take number of Romanians dead abroad to 95

Another two Romanians infected with the novel coronavirus died in the United Kingdom, and the number of deaths of Romanians citizens abroad, due to COVID-19, has reached 95, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.