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2020 Report on International Religious Freedom: Romania

Executive Summary The constitution prohibits restricting freedom of conscience and belief, as well as forcing an individual to espouse a religious belief contrary to the individual’s convictions. It stipulates all religions are independent from the state, and religious groups have the freedom to organize “in accordance with their own statutes.” According to the law on ...
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Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz at the Memorial Day Ceremony

Thank you all for joining us today to commemorate Memorial Day. On behalf of our Embassy and my colleagues we welcome you. We are especially gladdened by the opportunity to host this event today as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. I would like to give a special welcome to the veterans and families of ...
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Message to U.S. citizens – Returning to the U.S. with certain expired U.S. passports

U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021. You qualify for this exception if all the ...
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Online Auction of U.S. Government Property

The Embassy is organizing an online auction of U.S. Government property (vehicles, furniture, household appliances, IT equipment, welcome kits, and supplies), starting Thursday, May 27, at 8:30 AM, until Sunday, May 30, 2020, at 5:00 PM. Photos of the items on sale can be viewed and offers submitted on the Embassy website: https://online-auction.state.gov , by selecting ...
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Joint Statement on the occasion of the IDAHOT Day: International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia*

Bucharest, 17 May 2021 – On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, we express our solidarity with all persons who are discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and sex characteristics. LGBTIQ persons and families continue to face discrimination, violence and stigmatization all around ...
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