The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) on Wednesday sent the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP) an additional list of 68 polling stations abroad, besides the proposals sent on October 3 and 10. MAE has proposed the organisation of a total 777 polling stations for the presidential elections, so far, reads a release of this Ministry.
Foreign Minister Ramona Manescu has sent a letter to the leaders of political parties in Romania saying that the human resources locally available abroad are limited for the November election of Romania's president, calling on the parties for help with conducting the voting process abroad under the best circumstances.
The opening ceremony of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) began with the intonation of the Serbian anthem at the Belgrade Sava Center. The IPU will run until October 17, gathering 2,000 participants from around 150 countries.
The assembly will be held at the Center Sava in Belgrade, the president's office said.
The assembly starts at 7.30pm.
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic will also attend the opening ceremony.
The Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, hosted by the Republic of Serbia and the National Assembly of Serbia, is being held from 13 to 17 October in Belgrade.
The annual Athens Democracy Forum has developed into a fixed point from which we can evaluate the health of democracy globally. Among other things, this year's meeting highlighted the need for democracy to be seen to be delivering goods to the public, and for its institutions to inspire trust and participation.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) on Friday submitted to the Standing Electoral Authority (AEP) an additional list of 270 polling stations abroad that add to 444 already approved places. MAE has so far put forth 714 polling stations that will be organised abroad for the presidential election, according to a MAE press statement.