Alina Novaceanu

Parliament defeats no-confidence motion (official)

Parliament on Tuesday defeated a no-confidence motion called "The Dancila Government must be dismissed! No emergency ordinances, no passwords, no lines for voting." The motion received 200 yeses, 7 noes and 3 abstentions, short of 233 yeses needed to pass. "The no-confidence motion failed to garner the yes votes needed to pass," said Chamber of Deputies Speaker Marcel Ciolacu.

Censure motion/ Parliament sitting has started

The plenary sitting of Parliament in which the censure motion called "The Dancila Government must be dismissed! No OUGs, no access passwords and no queues for voting" is to be debated has started. Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and ministers of the Cabinet are attending the sitting. A number of 250 MPs are in the plenary hall, according to the presence via the electronic vote.

Interior Ministry to release report on May 26 elections

Interior Minister Carmen Dan said on Monday that a report on the organisation of the May 26 vote will be made public by the Interior Ministry (MAI). "I have talked to the prime minister and we agreed that this report should be made public by the Ministry of Internal Affairs," Dan said at the main offices of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), major at rule.

Social Democrat Marcel Ciolacu, the new Speaker of Chamber of Deputies

Social-Democrat Marcel Ciolacu was elected on Wednesday, 172 to 120, by the plenary sitting of the Chamber of Deputies for the position of Speaker of this legislative forum, according to parliamentary sources. The Liberal Raluca Turcan garnered 100 to 192 votes, while the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR)'s candidate Kelemen Hunor obtained 20 to 272 votes.

#EuropeanElections2019 / Barna: We request officially, formally and explicitly the resignation of Dancila Government

Bucharest, May 26 /Agerpres/ - The 2020 USR PLUS Alliance (formed by the Save Romania Union - USR, and the Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party - PLUS) officially and explicitly requests the resignation of the Dancila Government for what happened with the vote of the citizens in the diaspora, stated, on Sunday evening, co-chair of the Alliance Dan Barna.

PSD's Dragnea: We do not intend to change prime minister; Mrs. Dancila remains until 2020

Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n.) Liviu Dragnea said on Wednesday that the Social-Democrats do not intend to change the prime minister, saying that Viorica Dancila may remain in office until 2020 "if she does her job."   "We are not going to change the prime minister. (...) Mrs.

#europeanparliamentelections2019/PSD's Dragnea: Iohannis used Sibiu Summit for his interests

Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea stated on Saturday at the rally organised in Galati that President Klaus Iohannis used the Sibiu Summit for his electoral campaign and his petty interests, adding that he "called his masters" and "begged another sanction against Romania." "You've seen the European leaders in Sibiu, Iohannis was keen to represent Romania just by himself

PM Dancila: I'm going to the referendum,but if the party decides not to go, I will follow it

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Thursday that she will go to the referendum on justice initiated by President Klaus Iohannis, but if the party makes another decision in this regard, she will follow it. "I believe that the referendum won't be successful. (...) I don't think so. And let me tell you why. Today, I've seen the questions.

Chamber of Deputies adopts bill amending Criminal Code

The Chamber of Deputies adopted on Wednesday by a vote of 180 to 81 and two abstentions the bill amending the Criminal Code in the version approved by the Senate. Representatives of the National Liberal Party and the Save Romania Union announced that they will once again challenge the bill at the Constitutional Court.