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Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania, continues support for Ukraine

Margareta, Custodian of the Crown

The Romanian royal family continues to do what they can to support the country in the situation Romania has found itself in, as a direct neighbour of war-torn Ukraine. The Romanian royal family has taken steps to support Ukranians as they defend their country. On March 14th 2022, Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania, has attended several important meetings along with Prince Radu.

The Inspector General of the Romanian Gendarmerie, Brigadier General Alin Mastan, was received by Her Majesty on Monday. The meeting was attended by HRH Prince Radu. The possibility of coordinating actions of the Royal House and the Romanian Gendarmerie was discussed in order to contribute to resolving the serious humanitarian crisis as a result of the armed conflict in Ukraine. At the same time, joint projects of 2022 were reviewed.

Pablo Zapata, recently appointed Interim Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Romania, was also received by Her Majesty the Crown Custodian on Monday. The meeting was attended by Prince Radu.

Following the dialogue between the Crown Custodian and High Commissioner, Her Majesty’s and the UNHCR Romania Agency have established joint actions in support of Ukrainian refugees, both in their temporary establishment in Romania and in their transit through the country. The actions focus in particular on education, social inclusion and assistance to those with refugee status.

Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Crown Of Romania, is the leader of the Romanian Red Cross, and she has worked with the Red Cross in Romania to assist those in neighbouring Ukraine.

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Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen has a master in military and political history of the Nordic countries. He has written six books on historical subjects and more than 1.500 articles for Royal Central. He has also interview both Serbian and Norwegian royals. Aanmoen is based in Oslo, Norway.