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Protests on August 10 in several cities in Romania

Sibiu, Iasi, Brasov, Baia Mare, Constanta, Targu Mures, Bistrita, Galati are among the cities where people took to the streets on Saturday evening to express their discontent with the Government, with the fact that last year's incidents at the protests have not been elucidated and with the measures taken in the judiciary.

ALDE Vice Chairman Vosganian says PNL, USR's push for early elections is just a bluff

Vice Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), deputy Varujan Vosganian, told a press conference in Iasi on Friday that the idea of holding early elections is a "bogy", and that no political party really wants the replacement of the current government. "I listened to yesterday (Thursday, ed. n.)'s statement by Mr Iohannis, which revealed what I was already suspecting.

UPDATE/President Iohannis: CCR decision sanctions, for the second time, PSD-ALDE coalition's legislative demarche

President Klaus Iohannis says the decision of the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) regarding the Criminal Codes "sanctions, for the second time, the legislative demarche of the PSD [Social Democratic Party] - ALDE [Alliance of Liberals and Democrats] coalition" and that the modifications brought to criminal legislation are "harmful and contrary" to the Constitution, for which reason Parlia

UPDATE Court rules criminal code amendments unconstitutional

The Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) on Monday sustained constitutionality objections filed by the opposition Save Romania Union (USR), National Liberal Party (PNL) and President Klaus Iohannis over Parliament's amendments to the Criminal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure, CCR officials have told AGERPRES.

Liberals to work out criminal law amendment bill banning amnesty, pardon for corruption offenses

Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban said on Monday that the Constitutional Court's ruling on the fundamental law revision draft is "strange" and announced that the Liberals will draft a bill to amend criminal law so as to ban amnesty and pardon for corruption offenses.

PNL's National Council meeting to convene on 8 August; President Iohannis invited (sources)

The National Council meeting of the National Liberal Party (PNL) will convene on 8 August at Romexpo, the PNL's National Political Bureau meeting decided on Monday, according to some sources in the party. President Klaus Iohannis will be invited to participate in the meeting of the PNL's National Council, according to the Liberal sources.

PNL's Orban: PM Dancila must implement all recommendations issued by GRECO, Venice Commission, European Commission

Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban believes that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila has a duty to implement all the recommendations issued by GRECO, the Venice Commission and the European Commission. "Premier Vasilica Viorica Dancila behaves as if she is still led by Liviu Dragnea [former Social Democratic Party leader, ed.n.].

Opposition leader Orban, President Iohannis discuss political issues, including presidential election

National leader of the opposition National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban said after a meeting on Tuesday with President Klaus Iohannis that their talks focused on internal and European policy issues, as well as canvassing for the presidential election, given that PNL supports Iohannis' re-election for a new term.

PNL's Orban: Bucharest is far from what intelligent administration means

Bucharest, July 6 /Agerpres/ - The chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL), Ludovic Orban, stated on Saturday that the city of Bucharest "is far from what intelligent administration means" which is a an administration in the service of the citizen which ensures quality services and innovative solutions. "I am thinking of the parking system, for example.