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Parliament Oks Grindeanu Gov’t. What did the PM designate pledge? Swearing-in ceremony, president Iohannis delivers tough speech

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The Parliament’s plenary sitting Okayed the Grindeanu Government on Wednesday evening. The new Cabinet was invested by 295 votes to 133. The plenary sitting was attended by 433 senators and deputies out in the total of 463 lawmakers. 429 votes ...

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Update: President Iohannis postpones PM designation after Christmas, to discuss with Sevil Shhaideh next week

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President Klaus Iohannis informed in a press conference on Thursday, at the end of the second round of consultations with the parliamentary parties, that he would designate the future Prime Minister after Christmas. The President began his address by referring ...

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President Iohannis to receive PSD and ALDE on the same day for consultations

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President Klaus Iohannis accepted that PSD and ALDE should come together at the consultations on Wednesday after SocDem chairman Liviu Dragnea had sent an official request in this respect. “Mr. President received the letter sent by PSD and ALDE and ...

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Dragnea: The PSD proposal for the PM position will be “an acceptable one”, to be revealed only during the consultations with the President

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Social Democrat chairman Liviu Dragnea said on Thursday that that the PSD-ALDE premier proposal will be made only during the consultations with President Iohannis at the Cotroceni Palace and will be an acceptable one. “I will not forward this proposal ...

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Update: Consultations at Cotroceni without PSD&ALDE. President Iohannis: The party, coalition to give the PM must convince me it holds parliamentary majority

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Consultations started at Cotroceni Palace on Wednesday between President Klaus Iohannis and leaders of the parliamentary parties, with PSD and ALDE missing, as announced since Monday. PNL, USR, UDMR, PMP and national minorities group came to express their views on ...

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Update: President Klaus Iohannis notifies Constitutional Court on the law eliminating 102 taxes


President Klaus Iohannis has notified the Constitutional Court (CCR) on Tuesday regarding the law that eliminates 102 non-fiscal levies, including the radio and TV fee, arguing that the normative act violates several articles of the constitution. The Constitutional Court announced ...

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Dragoş Cristian Dinu – the new Minister for European Funds


Dragos Cristian Dinu (left) is officially the new Minister for European Funds. President Klaus Iohannis has signed on Thursday the decree appointing him to replace Cristian Ghinea, and the swearing-in ceremony is to take place at 18:30h at Cotroceni Palace. ...

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Gorghiu: Dragnea will not be PM as long Klaus Iohannis is president


Co-chairwoman of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Alina Gorghiu said in Brasov on Friday that the future premier will have “Liberal blood”, adding that, as long as Klaus Iohannis is president, Liviu Dragnea (PSD chair) will not be prime minister. ...

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