Romania Issues - 2023


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Disputes - international

Romania-Bulgaria: none identified

Romania-Hungary: none identified

Romania-Moldova: none identified

Romania-Serbia: none identified

Romania-Ukraine: the International Court of Justice ruled largely in favor of Romania in its dispute submitted in 2004 over Ukrainian-administered Zmiyinyy/Serpilor (Snake) Island and Black Sea maritime boundary delimitation; in 2007, Romania opposed Ukraine's construction of a navigation canal from the Danube border through Ukraine to the Black Sea, arguing that it runs through a unique ecological area, the Danube Delta

Refugees and internally displaced persons

refugees (country of origin): 137,130 (Ukraine) (as of 2 July b2023)

stateless persons: 297 (2022)

note: 14,050 estimated refugee and migrant arrivals (January 2015-May 2023)

Illicit drugs

a source country for cannabis

NOTE: The information regarding Romania on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Romania 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Romania 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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