The U.S. Ambassador to Romania, Adrian Zuckerman, on Sunday sent a message on his behalf and President Donald Trump’s on the occasion of Easter.
“Easter is a very important celebration for millions of people around the world. It symbolizes not only rebirth but also the arrival of Spring. On my behalf and President Trump’s, we wish you Happy Easter!,” said Adrian Zuckerman in a video message on the Facebook page of the US Embassy in Bucharest.
On Saturday, the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent the faithful of the Orthodox Churches Easter greetings and wished them the joy of this Blessed Season. “Although churches around the globe have been empty recently, the faith of believers fills the world each and every day. May your faith strengthen your hope as well as your resolve during our struggle in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, which torments the whole world, irrespective of ethnicity, race, or religion,” the message sent by the U.S. Secretary of State reads.
“The United States stands with you in your suffering and will work tirelessly with the global community to rid the world of this pestilence,” Mike Pompeo also said in his Easter message.
Ambassador Zuckerman announces U.S. Covid-19 Assistance for Romania
In a press release issued also on Sunday, the U.S. Ambassador to Bucharest announces that Romania will shortly receive $800,000 in health assistance to fight the ravages of COVID-19.
“It was my privilege to be able to announce to President Iohannis, Prime Minister Orban and the Romanian people that the generosity of the American people for its friends around the world continues. The United States, under the leadership of President Trump, is committed to help not only Romania, but also its other friends and allies, to fight the ravages of COVID-19. Even as the United States faces its own challenges in combating this dreaded virus, we are committed to leading the charge in addressing the health crisis and supporting economic recovery,” says the Adrian Zuckerman according to the release of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Romania.
“The bilateral relationship between our two countries has never been stronger. Romania will shortly receive $800,000 in health assistance. This is in addition to a recent U.S-funded operation to transport protective equipment so desperately necessary to save lives. Romania recently assisted the United States in various ways including helping to repatriate American citizens from around the world,” the statement of the U.S diplomat underlines.
He says that in Romania, as in the United States, every life matters – it is precious. “Today’s challenges to the health and prosperity of the free world will not stand so long as friends like Romania and the United States continue to cooperate for the common good. Together, our countries will prevail and be stronger and better than ever,” concludes the statement of the American Ambassador to Bucharest.