Romanians will be able to travel to Israel, as of May 23rd, under certain conditions
The Romanian Ambassador to Israel has announced that as of May 23rd, Romanian citizens who were vaccinated against COVID-19 or experienced the illness will be able to travel to Israel. David Saranga hailed it as very good news, but added that a PCR test will also be needed upon arival and exit from Israel and also an antibody test. The ambassador also said that Israel planned to sign an agreement with the Romanian government for a mutual recognition of the vaccination certificate.
David Saranga: As of May 23rd, each person who is vaccinated against of has experienced COVID-19 will be able to travel to Israel, will need a PCR test when leaving Romania, a PCR test when they arrive in Israel and also an antibody test. Israel intends to sign an agreement with the Romanian government for a mutual recognition of the vaccination certificate. After this agreement is signed, any Romanian citizen will be able to leave for Israel, without the need for an antibody test.
President Klaus Iohannis says that there is no way out of the pandemic without vaccination
The Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has reaffirmed on Friday that there is no way out of this pandemic without vaccination and he expressed his satisfaction on the way the vaccination campaign has unfolded in the country. He appealed again on citizens to get vaccinated and he underlined that once the infection number would fall, the restrictions enforced to curb the spread of the virus could be gradually lifted.
Klaus Iohannis: It is very clear that we cannot get out of this pandemic without vaccination. The way out of the pandemic is mass vaccination. I am totally involved in the pro-vaccination campaign. I will continue to visit vaccination centers, to talk with people, I will make public statements, as I do today. Dear Romanians, go get vaccinated!
The Romanian Foreign Minister has invited Poland and Turkey to take part in the development of the Euro-Atlantic Resilience Center
Foreign ministers from Romania, Poland and Turkey, taking part in the Trilateral Meeting in Bucharest, have established measures to defuse the tense situation in the Black Sea region, in the context of Russia’s recent military maneuvers. The three countries have said that the current format of the summit should be changed in the future to include a summit of the defense ministers from Romania, Poland and Turkey, and embassies and diplomatic missions of the Trilateral should cooperate on security as well. For the first time, al this year’s summit, Romania also invited Ukraine and Georgia.
Bogdan Aurescu: Yesterday’s announcement on Russia’s troop withdrawal – which is a good development in a favorable direction – does not change at all the need to continue to analyze the causes that led to that very tense situation and to identify measures to deescalate and avoid similar situations in the future.
Mădălina Brotăcel, RADOR