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September 20, 2013 09:58
Romania maintains its position towards the issue, considering prudence to be the best approach since there are many Romanian citizens living in Syria. Although there have been registered several consular requests for repatriation, most of Romanians in Syria refuse to leave the country despite the warnings the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sent. 'Why prudence? Because there have been about 20 consular operations requests today (September 2nd) at our Embassy in Damascus. There were 18 consular assistance requests on Sunday. Right now a repatriation for 19 Romanian citizens is being prepared. We have a problem related to the Romanian citizens' presence there in Syria.' explains President Traian Basescu....more »
September 18, 2013 17:14
Romanian Prime Minister, Victor Ponta asked for the Parliament's agreement in order for the Government to conclude another arrangement with IMF (International Monetary Fund) and European Commission for EUR4 billion. Ponta expects this arrangement to be the last one: 'I wish that this arrangement would be the last one to be concluded by Romania. I believe that after the 2009 crisis, Romania is in a fiscal recovery period and I wish that in about 2 years we can really say that Romania has no need of any arrangement with international financial institutions.'...more »
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