The President of the Senate, Anca Dragu, said that she filed a challenge with the Constitutional Court on a legal conflict of a constitutional nature between the Government of Romania and the Prime Minister of Romania, on the one hand, and the Romanian Parliament, on the other.
The Citu Government is fallen anyway, whether with an anti-government motion or not, but if the no-confidence motion makes it to the agenda of the joint plenary, the Social Democratic Party (PSD) will vote to oust the Citu Government, Social Democrat Chairman Marcel Ciolacu said on Thursday. "The government is led by the National Liberal Party, and Parliament is led by USR and PNL.
Prime Minister Florin Citu declared on Wednesday morning that he requested the reunion of PNL (National Liberal Party)'s National Standing Bureau in order to make certain clear decisions regarding the political situation.
Chamber of Deputies Speaker Ludovic Orban announced on Tuesday, after the meeting of the joint Standing Bureaus was adjourned due to lack of quorum, that he will refer the no-confidence motion to the government, pointing out that according to the Constitution, observing the motion debate schedule is mandatory.
Chairman of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR), Deputy Prime Minister Kelemen Hunor, said that he proposed at today's ruling coalition meeting the setting up of a working group to deal with special pensions and determine which socio-professional categories should collect pensions higher than the contribution to the retirement plan, given that several "extremely different" solution
Bulgaria's Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev after all came to the National Assembly to participate in the sitting of the Legal Affairs Committee. In parliamentary lobby before journalists Geshev expressed his jcontent that he was invited to the National Assembly, although respect between the institutions means tha reasonable time span should be given for this to happen.