Spokesman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Varujan Vosganian said on Tuesday that the Alliance will "almost certainly" nominate its leader Calin Popescu-Tariceanu as presidential candidate.
Premier Viorica Dancila said Tuesday that she had meetings in Brussels with the President and First Vice President of the European Commission on the current situation within the Government and the PSD (the Social Democratic Party, major at rule, ed.n.) and on punctually resuming talks on the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM).
Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n.) leader Liviu Dragnea said that the only option for replacing ministers in the Dancila Cabinet is the government reshuffle by Parliament's vote because the head of state will not give the prime minister any answer as concerns the reshuffle. "I wish Mrs. Dancila good luck. I do not think she will receive an answer from Iohannis.
Bucharest General Mayor Gabriela Firea said on Tuesday that Mercedes Benz has submitted a bid for the municipality's tender to purchase 130 hybrid buses. "Just today Mercedes-Benz submitted an, I'd say, significant bid for the 130 hybrid buses.
Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n.) Liviu Dragnea accused President Klaus Iohannis of "fighting against his own country through everything he does", adding that the latter "hates" Romania. "What Iohannis does he does out of desperation. Certainly, he is also pushed from behind, he has his puppeteers at the back.
Darius Valcov, advisor to the Premier, said on Sunday evening that the government would want to change Emergency Ordinance No. 114/2018 as little as possible, and that as far as the banking system is concerned, the principles of this regulatory act will not be given up.
Darius Valcov, advisor to the Prime Minister, told a televised broadcast on Sunday evening that changing the interbank offered rate ROBOR is out of question, but the government, the National Bank and the banks must reach a consensus in this regard.
Minister of National Defence Gabriel Les said on Wednesday evening that President Klaus Iohannis' actions over the past few weeks exceeded his role as mediator.
Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici said on Sunday evening that in the coming days the government might announce the date when the minimum wage will increase.
The President of the Senate, Calin Popescu Tariceanu, declared on Wednesday evening, that the leader of the European People's Party in the European Parliament, Manfred Weber, does not know the situation in Romania, after saying that he is "extremely worried about the situation in Romania".