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Friday 04/03/2022 Romanian Daily News In Brief

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. Evenimentul Zilei

Huge blow for Romanians! Gas prices have skyrocketed. Specialists are on alert

The war in Ukraine has led to a huge increase in gas prices which have doubled in the past week. There are also large increases in oil prices, which will lead to higher fuel prices and automatically for all food.

. Digi 24

US Vice President Kamala Harris could come to Romania and Poland in the coming weeks

US Presidency “actively” discusses Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to Poland and Romania to show solidarity with Eastern European allies

. Ziarul Financiar

President Klaus Iohannis Says EU’s Dependence On Russian Gas Must End

The European Union’s dependence on Russian gas must end and countries must insist more on alternative energy sources, Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis told a joint news conference with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, held in Bucharest on Thursday (March 3).

. Stiripesurse

PM Nicolae Ciuca: Moldova’s request for accession to EU, a historic step

The Republic of Moldova’s request for accession to the European Union is a historical step, PM Nicolae Ciuca said.

“Romania will continue working alongside the Republic of Moldova on its road towards EU,” the Executive head said, on the Government’s Facebook page, on Thursday.

. Romania Libera

Bogdan Aurescu, in Brussels, at the meeting of the foreign ministers

Bogdan Aurescu will participate today in the extraordinary meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the EU member states – the Foreign Affairs Council (EAC), which will take place in Brussels.

. Agerpres

28563 Ukrainians enter Romania in last 24 hours

A number of 28,563 Ukrainian citizens entered Romania in the last 24 hours, an increase of 10% over the previous day, the General Inspectorate of the Border Police (IGPF) informed on Friday…

Since the beginning of this crisis, until March 3, at 24:00 hrs, at national level, 167,613 Ukrainian citizens entered Romania and 109,687 Ukrainian citizens left.

. Economica

Huge spot electricity prices in Romania and in Europe. Romania imports massive amounts of energy today

Spot electricity prices with delivery date today have exceeded the threshold of 300 euros / MWh, and  in the case of Romania, it is approaching 400 euros / MWh.

. Gandul

Ministry of Health: Potassium iodide is administered in the first hours after a nuclear incident, not preventively

“Regarding the discussions in the public space about the use of Potassium Iodide in case of a possible nuclear incident, the Ministry of Health makes the following clarifications:

Potassium iodide should not be used prophylactically (preventively), as it can cause thyroid disease, ”reads a statement issued by the Ministry of Health on Friday.

. Mediafax

Transnistria criticizes Moldova’s decision to join the EU

The Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR) demands-recognition of its independence

. Hotnews

State of alert will not be extended beyond March 8

The state of alert due to the COVID-19 pandemic will not be extended beyond March 8, 2022, and a series of restrictions will be lifted, president Klaus Iohannis announced on Friday, March 4.