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Traian Basescu would favour a right-wing coalition. The 100pc Dragnea governance is about to start

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Senator Traian Basescu, former President of Romania and currently PMP leader, said on Tuesday for the TVR public television, that he would favour a right-wing coalition to support a sole candidate for the next presidential election, adding that the main ...

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PSD Deputy calls on President Iohannis to ‘immediately’ organise referendum on local autonomy


Social-democrat Deputy, Razvan Rotaru, calls on President Klaus Iohannis to organise, as soon as possible, a referendum on local autonomy. The request comes in the context of the resolution signed on Monday by the Magyar political organisations referring to amending ...

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PNL notifies the Constitutional Court on the law on organization of referendum


The Liberal Senators have notified on Friday the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) regarding the unconstitutionality of amending and completing Law no. 3/2000 on the organization and conducting of a referendum. “The notification is justified by the violation of an ...

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Iohannis revives idea of referendum on judiciary. Romania also risks activation of article 7 for breaching rule of law, just like in Poland’s case

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In an informal meeting with the media on Wednesday, President Klaus Iohannis has confessed he considers calling for a referendum on the judiciary issue. The head of state had laid down this idea early this year amid massive street protests ...

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Update: PSD Executive Chairman says referendum on monarchy is an option. Tariceanu: debates are needed

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Social-democrat Executive Chairman, Niculae Badalau, has said on Monday the possibility to call a referendum on monarchy is an option, so that the Romanian people can be asked if the state should be republic or monarchy, adding that PSD does ...

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Update: President Igor Dodon says attempts to make Romanian official language in R. of Moldova are inadmissible

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Moldovan President Igor Dodon considers inadmissible and illegitimate the attempts to legalize Romanian language as the official language of the Republic of Moldova and proposes the organization of a referendum in this respect, according to a press release from the ...

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Spain to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy on Saturday


Spain has announced on Thursday it would suspend Catalonia’s autonomy from Saturday, as the region’s leader threatens to declare independence. The Spanish government said ministers would meet to activate Article 155 of the constitution, allowing it to take over running ...

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