President Iohannis to meet Prime Minister Citu on topic of Gov't crisis

President Klaus Iohannis will have, on Monday, a meeting with Prime Minister Florin Citu on the topic of the government crisis, the Presidential Administration informed. According to the quoted source, the meeting will take place at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace at 12:30.AGERPRES(RO - author: Florentina Peia, editor: Florin Marin; EN - author: Razvan-Adrian Pandea, editor: Maria Voican)

EnerMin Popescu: Repeat offences of energy suppliers&distributors will be punished at turnover level

The Ministry of Energy will come to Government with an emergency ordinance by which the repeat offences of energy distributors and suppliers will be punished at the level of the company's turnover, announced, on Tuesday, the Minister of Energy, Virgil Popescu, announced.

Romanian firefighters in Greece protect Profitis Ilias Monastery in Vilia

The Romanian military firefighters currently on mission in Greece have ensured, throughout Tuesday, until the early hours of Wednesday, protection against the wildfires for the Profitis Ilias Monastery in the area of Vilia. They deployed to the area with a fire engine, a cistern, an offroad vehicle, an utility terrain vehicle (UTV), and a drone.

State of alert extended by 30 days

The government approved, on Thursday, the prolongation of the state of alert on the entire territory of Romania by 30 days, Prime Minister Florin Citu announced. "I approved the extension of the state of alert and nothing is modified at this time, things remain as they have been presented up to now," said Citu in a press conference at the Victoria Government Palace.

INSP: First death with Delta variant of novel coronavirus, recorded in Romania

The National Institute of Public Health (INSP) reported on Thursday that the first death in a COVID-19 patient infected with the Indian Delta strain of the novel coronavirus was registered in Romania. According to data published by the INSP, as of June 20, 44 cases of infections with the Indian Delta variant, considered more contagious and virulent, have been confirmed.

18,911,098 citizens holding right to vote enrolled in Electoral Registry on May 31

The total number of citizens that hold the right to vote enrolled in the Electoral Registry until May 31 was of 18,911,098, informs, on Wednesday, the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP). According to a release of the AEP sent to AGERPRES, there are 5,366 fewer voters compared to the last public information bulletin issued by the Permanent Electoral Authority on April 30.

President Iohannis: Starting May 15, protective mask no longer mandatory outside, few exceptions

President Klaus Iohannis announced that starting May 15 the obligation to wear protective mask outdoors will be eliminated, with a few exceptions, such as markets, fairs and public transport stations. "Starting May 15 the wearing of mask outdoors is eliminated with a few exceptions - markets, fairs and bus stations.