Klaus Iohannis, elected PNL Chairman

Klaus Iohannis in the Liberals' Congress on Saturday was elected National Liberal Party (PNL) Chairman.

Klaus Iohannis and Ioan Ghise ran for the party's chairmanship.

Iohannis received 1,334 votes from the delegates to the Congress and Ghise received 144 votes.
A total number of 1,519 votes were cast, out of which 1,479 valid and 41 null. AGERPRES

EU 'Pressures Members' about South Stream - Russian EconMin

Bulgaria and other EU members are being pressured into pulling out of the South Stream pipeline, Russian Economy Minister Alexander Novak said.

In a speech held at the 21st World Petroleum Congress in Moscow, he argued the EU had taken "a tough stance" on the exploitation of trans-border infrastructural projects "with Russian participation".