Executive Committee

USR's Barna: Snap polls, a neccessary political step

USR (Save Romania Union) leader Dan Barna on Monday reiterated his support for the organisation of snap polls, and also for the election of mayors in two rounds. "The USR-PLUS (Liberty, Unity, Solidarity Party) Alliance remains consistent in the message that it has kept sending for the past two years: that Romania needs to elect its mayors in two rounds.

PM Orban: PNL, in favour of calling early elections

The National Liberal Party (PNL) is in favor of calling early elections, a context in which a commission made up of party leaders will investigate the real possibilities to carry them out and will hold exploratory discussions with all political partners to find out their stance on the matter, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, the PNL chairperson, stated on Monday, after the Liberals' Executive Comm

UPDATE Dancila: Ana Birchall, Cozmin Gusa, Cosmin Necula - excluded from PSD

Bucharest, Nov 12 /Agerpres/ - Ana Birchall, Cozmin Gusa and the mayor of Bacau, Cosmin Necula, were excluded from the Social Democratic Party (PSD), PSD President Viorica Dancila announced on Tuesday. "In the Executive Committee a decision was made to exclude Ana Birchall and Cozmin Gusa", said Dancila after the meeting.

Former world number one tennis player Halep to bear Romania's flag at 2020 Summer Olympics

President of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) Mihai Covaliu said on Wednesday that former world number one tennis player Simona Halep will be recommended to be Romania's flag bearer at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, with the final decision to be made by COSR Executive Committee. "Simona Halep is said to be one of Romania's most iconic athletes.

PSD to stay in opposition, not enter into alliance with Pro Romania

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) will stay in the opposition and will not enter into any alliance with Pro Romania, PSD national leader and acting Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said Friday. "One of the decisions we want to make today within the PSD, as part of the Executive Committee (CEx) convention, regards that aspect.

UPDATE President Iohannis says to deny any gov't reshuffle

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that he will not accept any proposal for government reshuffle. "First of all, I will not accept any proposal for a reshuffle from this government; not only because this government has changed its political composition, but because its proposals are simply unacceptable.