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PNL to file a no-confidence vote after February 1st

PNL VP told RFI that she wants the party “to be governing in a constitutional, democratic and transparent manner”. The National Liberal Party (PNL) will submit a no-confidence motion in the next parliamentary session, said the party’s Vice-president Sulfina Barbu, ...

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PSD: To change or not to change the current leadership?

Is PSD going to convene the party extraordinary congress to dissect the defeat in the presidential elections and eventually to vote for a power swift? If PSD leaders dismissed this possibility right after the runoff, a different opinion seemed to ...

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Bogdan Aurescu, appointed as Romania’s new FM

Prime Minister Victor Ponta has reconsidered his nomination of Mihnea Motoc as Foreign Minister (FM) and has instead proposed Bogdan Aurescu, State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for this position. According to a press release from the Presidential ...

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UDMR shifts to PNL

UDMR will discuss “probably” this week about a possible new Liberal parliamentary majority to be formed in 2015, said on Monday Senator Marko Bela, UDMR former President. Asked by RFI if UDMR would be willing to talk to PNL about ...

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IRES: 62 pc of Romanians against Ponta Gov’t change-over

At the same time, President Iohannis enjoys 61 per cent of confidence among the population, while over 80 per cent of Romanians believe he will keep his electoral promises. 62 per cent of Romanians don’t support the change of the ...

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Klaus Iohannis validated as Romania’s President by the Constitutional Court

President-elect Klaus Iohannis was validated on Friday for the Romania’s president office in a solemn session of the Constitutional Court. Iohannis stated that he got a very strong vote on November 16 that he clearly understood.“It was a very clear ...

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A quarter century since the fall of communism, marked in Bucharest

Seventeen former presidents, premiers, Parliament speakers, ex-president of European Parliament Hans-Gert Pöttering, Princess Margareta and Prince Radu attended on Thursday at the Romanian Senate the international conference celebrating 25 years since the fall of communist regimes in Europa. The event ...

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In rem prosecution over presidential elections in Diaspora

The Public Prosecutor’s Office instituted in rem criminal proceedings over Diaspora voting’ s irregularities. In-rem prosecution relates on a certain action rather than a person. “Investigation is underway, authorities are to be questioned regarding preventing citizens from voting, which is ...

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Iohannis, declared winner of the poll. President validation ceremony takes place on Friday

Chancellor Angela Merkel has again congratulated Iohannis, this time over phone. The Central Electoral Office (BEC) has completed the centralization protocol of the presidential runoff votes, according to which Klaus Iohannis is declared the winner of the poll, the document ...

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Krichbaum asks again EC to push on a probe into Romanian Diaspora vote

The row on Diaspora vote is far away from ending. Resignations of two foreign ministers over this issue did not convince either officials or simple citizens. Gunther Krichbaum, President of the Commission for European Affairs at the Bundestag took again ...

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