Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania (April 3, 2020) Location:  Romania Event: International commercial flight options currently exist in Romania. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. The U.S. government does not anticipate ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania (April 2, 2020) Location:  Romania Event: The National Public Health Institute of Romania has announced that the United States will be placed on the Red Zone list of nations affected by COVID-19. Anyone traveling from the United States entering Romania will be subject to an institutional quarantine for 14 ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania (April 2, 2020) Location:  Romania Event: In his remarks on Tuesday , U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated our steadfast commitment to Americans abroad, but emphasized that “all Americans who wish to return home should do so immediately and make arrangements to accomplish that.” He said that the U.S. government cannot guarantee ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania (April 1, 2020) Location:  Romania Event: TAROM and Wizz Air continue to offer flights from Bucharest to Amsterdam. British Airways has flights available on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday to London Heathrow. British Airways does not show any flights after Saturday. From either Amsterdam or London, travelers can then connect ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania (March 31, 2020) Location:  Romania Event: U.S. citizens seeking to return to the United States should arrange for their immediate return while commercial departure options remain available. Otherwise, U.S. citizens who live abroad should avoid all international travel. If your travel has been disrupted, please contact your airline directly. ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania (March 30, 2020) Location:  Romania Event: On 29 March, the Ministry of the Interior published Military Ordinance Number 4. Military Ordinance 4 clarifies movements for persons over 65 years of age. Persons over 65 can leave their homes at any time for medical treatment, but they may not travel ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania (March 28, 2020) Location:  Romania Event: Effective immediately, the Government of Turkey has suspended all passenger flights to and from Romania until 17 April 2020. The government of Bucharest has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. All parks in the city are now closed. Visit the local ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania (March 27, 2020) Location:  Romania Event: U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work with their airlines to make travel arrangements as soon as possible, while flights are still available. British Airways has announced that it plans to schedule several flights from Bucharest ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania (March 26, 2020) Location:  Romania Event:  U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work with their airlines to make travel arrangements while flights are still available.  The Lufthansa Group (Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, and Swiss Air) announced that they have suspended flights until April ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Location:  Romania Event:  The Romanian Minister of Interior announced Military Ordinance 3, which takes effect March 25 at noon local time.  Under this ordinance, citizens 65 and older are only allowed to leave home between 1100 and 1300 and even then, their activities are restricted to shopping, medical assistance, caring for a minor or elder ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

March 22, 2020 Location: Romania Event:  The Romanian Minister of Interior Marcel Vela announced Military Ordinance 2, which takes effect March 22 at 10 p.m. local time. Retail establishments, with the exception of pharmacies, establishments that sell food or veterinary products, and cleaning services are closed. A curfew is in place between 10 p.m. and ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

March 18, 2020 Location: Romania Event:  Due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 and the Presidential Proclamations banning entrance into the United States of foreigners who have been in certain areas in the 14 days prior to proposed entrance, we are proving updated information on which services we are currently providing. The American Citizen Services ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

March 15, 2020 Location: Romania Event:  Romanian Interior Minister Vela announced on March 15 that the National Committee for Special Emergency Situations decided on March 14 that all asymptomatic individuals arriving in Romania through land or air points of entry and originating from or transiting within the previous 14 days any country with at least ...
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Ambassador Adrian Zuckerman at the Commemoration of the 1941 Anti-Jewish Bucharest Pogrom

January 21, 2020, 11:00 a.m. Great Synagogue, Bucharest Good Morning, Distinguished guests, your excellencies, President Vainer, Paul Schwartz, and Iancu Ţuckerman. It is an honor to join you here this morning to commemorate the victims of the vicious Bucharest Pogrom of 1941 carried out by the Legionnaire Movement. I join you all in our common ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts Regional Conference on Counter Terrorism and Foreign Terrorist Fighters

The U.S. Embassy and the U.S. Department of Justice hosted a three-day regional conference Best Practices to Address the Eastern Mediterranean Terrorism & Foreign Terrorist Fighter Threat in Bucharest from September 15-17. Chargé d’Affairs a.i. Dean Thompson and Prosecutor General Tiberiu Nitu opened the event which was held in Bucharest. The conference featured judges, prosecutors, ...
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