The Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) announced on Saturday evening that the death of another Romanian national was confirmed, in the aftermath of the earthquake that took place in Italy.
Thus, at present, the number of Romanian citizens who died following the earthquake in the Italian peninsula raises to 11.
The Foreign Ministry also informs that there are 14 Romanian citizens missing, according to the notifications received.
"Three persons, who were initially declared missing, have been identified and are alive. Only one of them is currently hospitalised in a medical unit, with a stable health condition," the MAE points out.
The representatives of Romania's Embassy in Rome are in permanent touch with the medical units caring for 6 Romanian nationals injured in the earthquake.
The mobile consular team within the MAE Fast Response Unit joined the mobile teams of Romania's Embassy in Rome and Romania's Consulate General in Bologna, already on site.
The Romanian Foreign Affairs Ministry brings to mind that the affected Romanian citizens can request consular assistance at the following phone numbers: Romania's Embassy to Italy - (0039) 06 835 233 58 and (0039) 06 835 233 56, Romania's Consulate General in Bologna - (0039) 051 5872120 and (0039) 051 5872209, the calls being redirected to the Contact and Support Centre for Romanian Citizens Abroad (CCSCRS) and taken over by the Call Centre operators on a permanent basis.