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Dancila denies Barna's accusations that Antifraud Department is acting on PSD's political command

Social Democratic Party (PSD) Chair, outgoing Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, denied on Friday the claims of Save Romania Union (USR) leader and presidential contestant Dan Barna that the current investigation conducted against him by the Anti-Fraud Department (DLAF) is politically motivated. "I cannot even respond to such a claim.

Dan Barna, asked why he requested his investigation by DNA: I don't want to be checked by Ms. Dancila

The chairman of the Save Romania Union (USR), Dan Barna, stated on Friday that he requested the Antifraud Department (DLAF) send to the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) all the documents that regard him and he accuses the use of the information in a journalistic investigation for political purposes, in order not to be "checked by Viorica Dancila through an institution that is in her di

ForMin Manescu says local human resources scarce for presidential election abroad

Foreign Minister Ramona Manescu has sent a letter to the leaders of political parties in Romania saying that the human resources locally available abroad are limited for the November election of Romania's president, calling on the parties for help with conducting the voting process abroad under the best circumstances.

USR's Barna urges President Iohannis to think longer term

National leader of the Save Romania Union (USR) Dan Barna said on Tuesday that President Klaus Iohannis reconfirmed, during their talks at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace consultations, that he wants early elections, but after the November presidential poll, arguing that the right time for early elections is now, as the Social Democratic Party (PSD) is weak.

USR's Barna to spell out conditions for supporting new cabinet at fresh round of presidential talks

National leader of the Save Romania Union (USR) Dan Barna has said that he will attend a new round of talks at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on Tuesday, adding that he will have a conversation with the union's local leaders to determine the conditions under which USR will support the new caretaker cabinet and that USR will stick to not joining the government until after the parliamentary el

Opposition reactions after censure motion adoption

Following the censure motion clearing Parliament on Thursday, National Liberal Party (PNL) leader Ludovic Orban said: "The nightmare that Romania has lived through has ended (..) I want to thank President Klaus Iohannis for a decisive involvement in the success of the motion, and I also want to thank my PNL colleagues that came for the vote and voted for this motion, and all political partners.

USR's Barna: Today, Parliament is taking political exam in front of citizens

Chairman of the Save Romania Union (USR) Dan Barna said on Thursday that he believes the vote for the censure motion represents "a political exam of Parliament", adding that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila is leading "one of the most incompetent governments of the past 30 years. "Today, the Parliament of Romania is taking its political exam in front of the citizens.

Start of Parliament plenary sitting to debate and vote on censorship motion

The Senate and the Chamber of Deputies gathered on Thursday in a joint meeting to debate and vote on the censorship motion tabled against the government headed by Prime Minister Viorica Dancila. A total of 298 lawmakers registered their attendance at the plenary session, announced Chamber of Deputies' Speaker Marcel Ciolacu, who chairs today's sitting.