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Parliament Backs New Government for Romania
Romania's parliament swore in a government led by new Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca on Thursday, with 318 votes out of 466.
The new majority comprises the National Liberal Party, PNL, the Social Democratic Party, PSD, and the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, UDMR.
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Romanian President Nominates Dacian Ciolos to Form New Govt
A week after the previous government was ousted, President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday that he has put forward Dacian Ciolos of the Save Romania Union, USR, as his choice for the next premier.
Romanian President Refuses to Rule out Reappointing Ousted PM
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday declined to rule out giving another prime-ministerial mandate to his close ally, Florian Citu, whose cabinet was ousted on Tuesday in a no-confidence motion.
Asked on Wednesday if Citu could be proposed again as PM, Iohannis replied that anyone who obtains a majority in parliament could be appointed.
Romanian Government Ousted by No-Confidence Vote
The government of Prime Minister Florin Citu of the National Liberal Party, PNL was toppled on Tuesday after a large majority of MPs backed a no-confidence motion filed last week by the main opposition Social Democratic Party, PSD.
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PM Battles Ex-PM for Romanian Governing Party Leadership
In a tight contest, Prime Minister Florin Citu will battle ex-Prime Minister and current head of Romania's Chamber of Deputies, Ludovic Orban, for the leadership of the centre-right National Liberal Party, PNL at a party congress on Saturday.
PM Citu: If one minister doesn't get the votes, nothing happens to the Government
Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Thursday evening that the Government would fall only in the case of the adoption of a censure motion, but that wouldn't happen in case the new ministers got rejected, following the change in the political composition of the Cabinet. "We must be very careful here. It is not the Government going, I am going with the ministers before Parliament.
USR PLUS's Mosteanu: We've asked presidents of Parliament chambers to convene joint plenum to debate on motion
The leader of the USR PLUS (Save Romania Union, Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) Deputies, Ionut Mosteanu, said on Tuesday that he sent a request to the presidents of the two chambers of Parliament to convene a plenary sitting to debate on the motion of censure, while mentioning that the only two parties who want this are USR PLUS (Save Romania Union, Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) and AUR
USR's Barna: Florin Citu seemed a reforming PM at time of this coalition's establishment
The co-chair of the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS) Dan Barna stated on Monday that, at the moment of establishing the governing coalition, Florin Citu seemed to be "a reforming Prime Minister", closer to Romania's need for change.
USR PLUS's Barna: We need a PM mature enough to lead coalition government
USR PLUS (Save Romania Union, Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) will discuss the future of the governing coalition with the one who will be elected president of the National Liberal Party (PNL), regardless of who that will be, this party's co-chair Dan Barna said on Sunday.
PM Citu: We need to speed vaccination campaign, not look for culprits
Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Thursday that the immunization campaign must be sped up and payments will be made for staff at vaccination centers, adding that he will maintain the programs approved by Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS), such as the lottery or other methods to encourage vaccination.