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US Department of State: Romanian Government has partially respected the right to freedom of expression

The US Department of State has released the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018, which reads that the freedom of expression, a constitutional right, has been partially respected by the Romanian Government. In regard to the protests on ...

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US missile defense in Romania and Poland may ruin INF treaty, Russian Foreign Ministry warns

The Intermediate Nuclear Force (INF) Treaty may collapse if the dilemma over the US missile defense in Eastern Europe remains unresolved, Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Non-Proliferation and Arms Control Department, Vladimir Yermakov, told the media on Tuesday. “Such ...

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US: Romanian Black Sea reserves – promising source of energy. We are closely following how the necessary legislation is elaborated

The Romanian Black Sea hydrocarbon resources are a promising, yet unused, energy source that would strengthen the region’s energy markets and the energy security, the US State Department said after the World Gas conference in Washington D.C., message issued at ...

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The U.S. Embassy in Bucharest restricts activity over lack of appropriated funds, emergency services still on

The U.S. Embassy to Romania has announced on Monday there are no funds available to carry out the activity of the diplomatic mission, yet assuring that emergency consular and visa services ‘will continue during the lapse in appropriations’. “All routine ...

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USR will file complaint against Parliament Speakers. PNL, USR and PMP call for Dragnea’s resignation, joint statement

Chamber of Deputies Speaker Liviu Dragnea and Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu are charged of confiscating the state institutions. Save Romania Union (USR) will file a criminal complaint against the Parliament Speakers, following the joint statement released on Tuesday as ...

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Registrations for Diversity Visa Lottery Programme kick off

The United States’ Diversity Visa Program- DV 2019 will open for electronic entries on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 19:00 (Romania time), the US Embassy to Romania announced on Thursday.  It will only remain open until Tuesday, November 7, 2017 ...

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Defence Minister Firor on US visit, states Romania will allot 2pc of GDP for defence in the next 10 years

Defence Minister Mihai Fifor stated, during his visit to the United States, that Romania will allot 2% of the GDP for defence in the next ten years, along with carrying out important endowment and upgrading programmes, which involve partnerships of ...

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The US Embassy issues important notice on diversity visa 2017 entrants

On September 6, the United States Department of State has selected an additional 7,700 Diversity Visa Lottery winners worldwide for the lottery year DV-2017.  If you entered the Diversity Visa Lottery in October 2015, please use your unique confirmation number ...

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US Department of State, Trafficking in persons Report: “Romanian Gov’t does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking”

“Romania is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to labor trafficking and women and children subjected to sex trafficking. Romanians represent a significant source of sex and labor trafficking victims in Western Europe (particularly ...

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