Romania’s Interior Minister Traian Igas declared on Wednesday after his hearing at the Defense Committee of the Chambers of Deputies that 10,000 employees of the ministry will be laid off in the next two months, news agency Mediafax reads. He said there is a legal basis for the restructuring ad a series of governmental decisions will be taken.

He said an important number of employees from the central administration will be laid off, and it will be for the first time since 1989 that their number falls below 1000.