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Prime Minister Florin Citu - interim Minister of Health

President Klaus Iohannis signed the decree on Wednesday appointing Prime Minister Florin Citu as interim Minister of Health, the Presidential Administration announced. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Florin Citu removed Vlad Voiculescu from the position of Minister of Health. He announced that Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna will be acting head of the ministry.

UDMR's Kelemen: Government must move forward, country cannot be thrown into political instability

The government must move forward as the country cannot be thrown into political instability following a minister's reshuffling, Deputy Prime Minister Kelemen Hunor, Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) leader, who called on coalition colleagues for a calm discussion in the next period, told AGERPRES on Wednesday.

PSD: Snap election - the only solution if coalition parties cannot sort out their crisis

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) will not support in Parliament a Liberal minority government, and snap election is the only solution if the governing coalition parties cannot sort out the current crisis. "PSD will throw its parliamentary support behind no Liberal minority government whatsoever.

Two Romanian researchers sign article in Nature journal: Neanderthals passed genes to first modern humans

Researchers Oana Teodora Moldovan and Silviu Constantin from the "Emil Racovita" Institute of Speleology of the Romanian Academy recently signed an article in Nature journal, together with an international team of archaeologists and speleologists, that shows that there was a genetic transfer, resulting from the interbreeding between the Neanderthals and the first anatomically modern humans to a

Liberals' Orban: For PNL there is no other political solution to govern than current coalition

The chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Ludovic Orban, said on Wednesday that for the Liberals there is no other political solution of government than the current coalition and stressed that Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS) must make a new proposal for Minister of Health.

COVID-19 vaccination campaign: 76,590 people immunised in last 24 hours

Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) has reported that in the last 24 hours, 76,590 doses of vaccine were administered, of which 58,050 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, 9,796 of the AstraZeneca vaccine, and 8,744 of the Moderna vaccine, according to data provided by the National Public Health Institute on the National Electronic Vaccination Register application.

Senate warned of having its YouTube channel shut down because of Diana Sosoaca's anti-mask messages

Chair of the Senate's Law Committee, Liberal Iulia Scantei, declared on Tuesday that the YouTube channel administration has warned the Parliament's Upper House that they will take down the page of the institution if messages undercutting the mask mandate continue, a first step being the deletion of this kind of video clips posted by controversial Senator Diana Sosoaca.

UNESCO / Orban: Romanian heritage, living reality, 8 sites and cultural-historical, natural ensembles in World Heritage

Romania is proud to contribute to the constant fight for humanity's highest values, featuring eight sites and cultural-historical and natural ensembles on the lists of universal heritage, as well as 7 traditions on the list of intangible heritage, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Ludovic Orban declared, on Tuesday, on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of our country's accession to UNESCO.

Simple motion against HealthMin lodged by PSD: Voiculescu doesn't understand domain, he must leave

Minister of Health Vlad Voiculescu proved "enough and to spare" that he is not the "right" man to lead the most important field in the current unprecedented medical crisis caused by the pandemic of COVID-19, that he causes "only confusion", he does not comply with the rules mandatory for others and "argues with everyone", and consequently he must "urgently" leave office, the PSD deputies say in

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