Patriot missile defense system belonging to American army, temporarily moved from Germany to Romania
A Patriot missile defense system belonging to American army will be temporarily moved from Germany to Romania for a joint drill of Romanians and Americans, which will take place in early November. Reuters news agency obtained the confirmation of this information from the deputy commander of US ground forces deployed in Europe, Major General Timothy McGuire. The moving of Patriot missiles will be made by train and it will take place shortly after Russia installed in Kaliningrad enclave Iskander missile systems which can be fitted with nuclear warheads, also in applications. In the meantime, NATO defense ministers agreed that Romania will receive reinforcements from several allies. For example, Canada, Poland and Britain will send in Romania combat aircraft for air police service, pointed out NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
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„Social Polyclinics Queen Mary” foundation organized a fundraising
„Social Polyclinics Queen Mary” foundation organized a fundraising for patients and children in the educational projects it supports. The event was also attended by manager of Bucharest State Jewish Theatre, actress Maia Morgenstern, who pleaded in front of the guests for charity and solidarity. Maia Morgenstern: „I want to support this noble cause. God gave us the power to dream and accomplish our dreams day by day. Let us give as much as our limits permit giving a chance to those less fortunate”. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)
Official statistics on the number of Romanians in Italy
The number of Romanians in Italy rose last year by 20,000 compared to the previous year, according to official statistics. Half of the more than 1,150,000 of Romanian live in northern Italy and a third in the center of the country. The report on migration in 2016 shows that the most important Romanian communities are in Rome, Turin, Milan, Verona and Padua. More than 400,000 work in services such as hotels and tourism, 163,000 in industry, nearly 100,000 in agriculture and almost 50,000 have opened their own business, especially in construction and trade. The number of Romanian children enrolled in schools also increased until 20% of the total foreign children who attend schools in Italy. Statistics also shows that less than 3% of the Romanians received Italian citizenship. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)