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Prime Minister Florin Citu announced on Thursday that more decisions on the dismissal of senior ministerial officials endorsed by the Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party (USR PLUS) alliance will be published in the Official Journal today, given that some of them were left out. "There are more decisions that will be published today, which will settle the matter.
The President of the Senate, Anca Dragu (Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity; USR PLUS), believes the decision of the Joint Standing Bureaus to postpone the debate and vote on the censure motion until after the decision of the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) is not founded on any article of the Constitution.
The chairman of PNL (National Liberal Party) Ludovic Orban considers that the only solution for overcoming the political and governmental crisis in Romania is restoring the governing coalition that was formed after the 2020 parliamentary elections.
Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Ludovic Orban said on Wednesday that he will not vote on a motion of censure against the prime minister and no liberal MP will, emphasising that as national chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) he defends the government.
Co-chair of the Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party (USR PLUS) alliance, minor at rule, Dan Barna said on Tuesday that his meeting with President Klaus Iohannis was "rather formal" in which no solutions or scenarios were unveiled.
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) considers that the quickest solution for ceasing the political and governmental crisis is for president Klaus Iohannis to exercise his constitutional role of mediator and to request the urgent resignation of Prime Minister Florin Citu.
Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna and the ministers from the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS) submitted their resignations, on Tuesday morning at the Government. "This morning we did what we announced. We recorded and submitted our resignations, together with the USR PLUS ministers, with the Prime Minister's cabinet.
USR PLUS (Save Romania Union, Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) co-chair Dan Barna informs that the ministers representing this political alliance will leave the Florin Citu Cabinet and they will submit their resignations on Tuesday morning. He brought these clarifications during a press conference at the Parliament Palace, which he held alongside all the USR PLUS ministers and MPs.
The lawmakers of the opposition Social Democratic Party (PSD) will vote on any motion that reaches the plenary sitting of Parliament and invite the National Liberal Party (PNL), major at rule, and the Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party (USR PLUS) alliance, minor at rule, to discuss the text of the motion, PSD First Deputy Chair Sorin Grindeanu said on Monday.
This is for the first time in the past 31 years that a motion of censure is being denied, USR PLUS (Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) spokesman Ionut Mosteanu said on Monday, at the end of the meeting of the joint Standing Bureaus of the two Chambers. "The PSD (Social Democratic Party) and PNL (National Liberal Party) have boycotted this meeting.