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Romanian Daily News – In Brief – Monday 07/03/2022

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. Agerpres

Defmin Dincu to meet Dutch counterpart Ollongren at Kogalniceanu air base on Monday

The Minister of National Defence, Vasile Dincu, on Monday will have a meeting with the Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kajsa Ollongren, at the 57th Air Base in Mihail Kogalniceanu, informs the Ministry of Defence.

Romanian authorities support evacuation of more than 1000 Vietnamese citizens from Ukraine

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, had a telephone conversation on Monday with his Vietnamese counterpart, Bui Thanh Son, who thanked him for the efficient manner in which the Romanian authorities supported, up to now, the rapid and safe evacuation of more than 1,000 Vietnamese citizens from Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) informs.

. Stiripesurse

More than 200,000 Ukrainians have entered Romania since the outbreak of the war

More than 90,000 people, of which 31,628 are Ukrainian citizens – an increase of 12pct from the previous day – have entered Romania through the border crossings in the last 24 hours.

Ukrainian asylum seekers in Romania since conflict starts reach 3,288

Romania’s Interior Ministry (MAI) informed on Monday that, since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, 3,288 Ukrainian citizens had applied for asylum in Romania

. Evenimentul Zilei

Mandatory army in Romania? 

AUR’s co-president, George Simion, is convinced that Romania will not get involved in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. However, the politician warned that our country will be caught in the economic chaos caused by the war.

. Digi24

Nicolae Ciuca: We are not at risk of running out of gas. The Greece-Bulgaria interconnector will be open by the end of the year

Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca says that the war in Ukraine will undoubtedly have economic consequences for Romania as well, but he gives firm assurances that there is no risk of running out of gas.

.Hotnews

Russia warns Romania and Poland offering airfields to Ukraine would be entering conflict

Russia warned that any country offering its airfields to Ukraine’s air force attacking Russian targets will be considered as having entered the conflict.

. Ziarul Financiar

Central Bank Approves Zdenek Romanek for Raiffeisen Bank Romania CEO

Zdenek Romanek has been officially approved by Romania’s central bank to become chairman and CEO of Raiffeisen Bank Romania.

. Economica

How the leu starts the week – interbank exchange rate 7.03.2022

The euro started the day at values ​​between 4.9304 and 4.9532 lei. The exchange rate announced by the National Bank in the previous meeting was 4.9491 lei.

. Gandul 

List of restrictions that will be lifted on March 8. What can we do?

President Klaus Iohannis has announced that the state of alert will not be extended from March 8, and thus a series of measures that have been in force until now will be eliminated.