Ministry of Internal Affairs Secretary of State Raed Arafat said at the beginning of debates of the EU Drugs Coordinators Meeting this Tuesday that statistical data on drug use and related crime points to an "ever-growing illicit national market".
The head of the Department for Emergency Situations (DSU), secretary of state Raed Arafat, on Tuesday stated in Constanta that a project is currently being developed to train dispatchers of the ambulance, emergency and firefighting services for a "fully integrated" dispatch system.
Romania's permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador Ion Jinga, on Friday held a speech in the Security Council, in an open debate on "Maintaining International Peace and Security: Assessing the Impact of Natural Disasters Caused by Climate Changes on Peace and International Security," informs a press release sent to AGERPRES.
The third meeting of the Romanian-Palestinian Intergovernmental Committee (CIG III) is clear proof of Romania's firm commitment to Palestine's institutional building, an essential objective in the sustainable, political settlement of the conflict in the Middle East, Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said.
Head of the Department for Emergency Situations (DSU) Raed Arafat said in an interview with AGERPRES that the information provided by the Department on the effects of tear gas exposure in the context of the August 10 rally were not intended whatsoever to support one camp or the other, but only to present data of public interest.
The government has convened in a meeting to analyse the measures taken by the authorities against an African swine fever outbreak that affects Romania.
At least five people were injured in an explosion followed by a fire occurring at a bread factory in the Romanian city of Brasov on Thursday evening.
Prefect Mihai Mohaci said that the five injured, who had not lost consciousness were transported to the County Emergency Hospital, AGERPRES news agency quotes him as saying.
The number of victims affected by the explosion and fire, which engulfed a nightclub in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Friday, has risen.
According to the latest reports, the fire claimed the lives of 27 people, another 184 were transported to hospital for treatment, while 146 remain admitted for further treatment, AGERPRES news agency informs.
Ministry of Internal Affairs (MAI) State Secretary Raed Arafat has stated, on Monday, that three persons are missing, and another was rescued from the Emergency Mobile Resuscitation and Extrication Service (SMURD) helicopter that crashed on Monday in Siutghiol Lake near the seaside resort of Mamaia.