Romanian embassy celebrates national day [Archives:2002/50/Local News]

December 9 2002

The Embassy of Romania in Yemen celebrated Romania’s national day in a reception held on the 1st of December at the Taj Sheba Hotel in Sanaa. Mr. Gheirghe Epure, the Charge d’ Affairs of the Romanian Embassy welcomed his guests and expressed his country’s eagerness to strengthen relations and cooperation with the Republic of Yemen.
On this occasion, Mr. Epure told Yemen Times that “December first 1918 signifies the historical act in the life of Romanians in achieving their union.”
“President of Romania Ion Iliescu invited to the Cotroceni palace Romanian officials from the parliament, government, and social organizations, as well as representatives of the diplomatic sector. During his speech, the president said that the success of Romania to full economic reform and principles of democracy and receiving invitation to join NATO is a result of the fulfillment of the priorities of the policy of the Romanian government.””For the coming period, the Romanian government will ensure to continue the hardworking procedures in order to become a full member of NATO in the beginning of 2004 and to implement the economic and social reforms in order to join the European Union.” he said.