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MAE: Speed in Moldovan Parliament's passing sweeping changes affects the rule of law

Romania is condemning the "non-transparent and contrary to democratic practices" way in which the Party of Socialists of Republic of Moldova (PSRM) and the For Moldova Platform, which includes the Sor Party, acted on December 3 in the Moldovan Parliament, blatantly ignoring the massive vote expressed by the citizens of Moldova in the November 15 presidential election.

ForMin Aurescu: Romania remains concerned by continuous violation of human rights, fundamental freedoms in Belarus

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu participated on Friday in the presentation of the preliminary oral report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on the human rights situation in Belarus and, reiterating in his remarks Romania's concern by the continuous violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms by the authorities in Belarus.

Romania Elects New Government Amid Pandemic

Despite lacking solid support in parliament, Orban had great plans when he took office in November last year, after the government of the Social Democratic Party, PSD, was toppled in a no-confidence vote.

Week in Review: Uncertain Elections and Aspiring Candidates

An Election to Watch

Dacian Ciolos, former Romania's Prime Minister and EU Commissioner for Agriculture, the leader of the Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party (PLUS), addresses to supporters during a USR-PLUS alliance rally held in Bucharest, Romania, 07 November 2019. Archive photo: EPA-EFE/ROBERT GHEMENT/small>

GeneralElection2020 /Ciolos: Nicusor Dan's decision, his choice; he should follow his winning agenda

Dacian Ciolos, co-chair of the Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party (USR PLUS) said on Wednesday that statements by Bucharest City Mayor Nicusor Dan in support of the National Liberal Party (PNL) are a political choice and that it is important for the alliance, first of all, to implement the agenda that won Dan the local elections.

ParliamentaryElection2020/ Over 39,000 Romanians in diaspora to vote by mail; Thursday - envelope receipt deadline

Thursday is the deadline by which the envelopes with the vote of Romanians abroad must reach the vote-by-mail Electoral Bureau, the diplomatic mission or the consular office, and those to arrive after this date will be considered void. A number of 39,244 Romanians settled in over 100 countries opted to vote by mail in the December 6 parliamentary elections.

ParliamentaryElection2020 / Evolution of voting system in Romania in parliamentary elections after 1989

In the Romanian parliamentary elections after 1989, two voting systems were applied: voting by list and distribution according to the principle of proportional representation (1990-2004 and 2016 elections) and mixed system, in which the vote was uninominal and the distribution of the mandates was of the proportional representation type (2008 and 2012 elections).

In Romanian Election, Reformists Eye Slice of Power

Romania's centre-right PNL will likely need the support of the urban professionals and civil society activists of USR PLUS if it is to govern once more.

ParliamentaryElection2020/INTERVIEW/ Ludovic Orban: In democracy, winner party gives the Premier, PSD to stay out of power

The president of the PNL (National Liberal Party, ed. n.), Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, said in an interview with AGERPRES that in democracy the prime minister is given by the winning party, saying that the PSD (Social Democratic Party, ed. n.) is the only formation with which the Liberals have clearly decided not to negotiate after the parliamentary election on 6 December.

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