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Foreign Ministry's message: Dramatic episode of Holocaust remains lesson of national and universal history

The dramatic episode of the Holocaust remains a lesson of national and universal history that should never be forgotten, in the current international context, marked by the rise in intolerance, xenophobia and anti-Semitism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) states.

PM Orban: Romania must remain active in process of preserving and completing Holocaust memory

Romania, in and of itself, but also as a member state of the European Union, promotes tolerance between people, non-discrimination and peace, remaining active in the process of preserving and completing the Holocaust memory, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said in a message conveyed on Monday, on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Tennis: Simona Halep advances to Australian Open quarterfinals

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number three, advanced on Monday in Melbourne to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open tournament, the first Grand Slam of the year, after defeating Belgian Elise Mertens, No. 16 seed, 6-4, 6- 4. Halep (28), number four seed, prevailed in one hour and 37 minutes against world number 17 (24 years), at the end of a hard-fought and high quality match.

Table tennis: Romania's women's team qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Romania's women's table tennis team qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Friday, after defeating India, 3-2, in the decisive match of the 2020 ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament in Gondomar (Portugal). The victory point was brought by Daniela Monteiro Dodean, who defeated Manika Batra, the best Indian player, 3-1 (11-8, 11-4, 3-11, 11-2).

PM Orban: There are two greater piorities for Gov't: Unirii motorway and Sibiu-Pitesti motorway

The construction of the Iasi-Targu Mures and Sibiu-Pitesti motorways are two of the Government's greater priorities, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said in Iasi on Friday. Attending the events dedicated to the Unification of the Romanian Principalities, the head of the Executive showed that both motorways "are fundamental to ensure the connection between the historical provinces".

President Iohannis, in Iasi: Romanians and Romania need Unirii Motorway

President Klaus Iohannis, who participates on Friday in the events dedicated to the Unification of the Romanian Principalities in Iasi, conveyed to the governors that the Romanians and Romania need the Unirii (Union - ed.n.) Motorway, a 'project enshrined by law', which 'obliges 'the state to build a high-speed motorway over the Carpathians, thus uniting the historical provinces, the head of st

PM Orban puts to rest Fiscal Council's concerns over possible widening of 2020 budget deficit

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Thursday that he understands the concerns expressed by the Fiscal Council regarding the possible increase of the budget deficit, but assured that "there is no risk" for this to happen in 2020.

Place of children with disabilities is together with other children

The Ministry of Labor and Social Justice (MMJS), through the National Authority for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Children and Adoptions (ANDPDCA), the Ministry of Education and Research and UNICEF launched on Thursday the public information campaign "We grow stronger when we grow together." One of the key messages of the campaign is that the place of children with disabilities is to