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Romanian Daily News – In Brief – Friday 11/03/2022

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. Agerpres

National Trade Union Bloc asks gov’t for concrete measures on Romania’s energy, food security

The National Trade Union Bloc (BNS) asks the Executive to convene the Tripartite National Council for Social Dialogue, with the objective of setting up working groups to elaborate, as a matter of urgency, plans of concrete measures regarding Romania’s energy security, food security, revitalization of the national defense industry and support to compensate for the economic and social effects of the war

. Ziarul Financiar

EIB Group Granted EUR907M In 2021 For New Investments In Romania

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group provided EUR907 million in 2021 for new investments across Romania.

Stiri pe Surse

21,003 Ukrainians enter Romania on Thursday, most of them through Moldova border

The General Inspectorate of the Border Police (IGPF) informs on Friday that on March 10, during the 24 hour interval, 70,974 persons have entered Romania, of which 21,003 Ukrainian citizens (fewer by 10.8% from the previous day)

. Libertatea

The danger of the “state of crisis” bill in Romania: “It would allow the Army to take over the administrative leadership of the country in case of political instability”

The draft law on declaring a state of crisis in Romania could lead to abuses to abuses and could “open the door to military dictatorship”, in case of political instability in the country, the Association for Defense of Human Rights in Romania-the Helsinki Committee draws the attention

. Hotnews

US Vice President Kamala Harris is coming to Bucharest; meeting with President Iohannis and Prime Minister Ciuca

The Vice President of the United States of America, Kamala Harris, arrives in Bucharest on Friday for her first visit to Romania since taking office. On Thursday, the American official was in Poland, and on Friday she will meet, at the Cotroceni Palace, President Klaus Iohannis. Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca will also attend the meeting, the government announced.

. Digi 24

Kamala Harris: “I am in Romania today to reaffirm the US commitment that we will defend every inch of NATO territory”

An attack against one allied NATO state is an attack against all states in the Alliance, US Vice President Kamala Harris said on Friday at a joint press conference with President Klaus Iohannis.

. Evenimentul Zilei

Florin Cîțu, next to the president Klaus Iohannis at the meeting with Kamala Harris. The PNL leader supports the increase of the defense budget

The President of the Senate, Florin Cîțu, declared, after the official meeting, that he supports the increase of the defense budget to 2.5% of GDP. The PNL leader also said that one of the main topics of discussion was the harsh sanctions imposed on Russia by the USA.