The Foreign Policy Commissions of the Romanian Parliament approved on Thursday the nomination of Rasvan Rusu as ambassador in Italy and of Adrian Vierita as ambassador to the United States of America.

45-year old Vierita is currently state secretary for European Affairs in the Foreign Ministry. Rasvan Rusu (35) was general manager of the Enlarged Europe Direction and used to be a diplomat in New York, within Romania's permanent delegation to the United Nations.