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PNL's Orban about USR-PLUS presidential candidate: They had better not fielded candidate

National Liberal Party (PNL) Chairman Ludovic Orban said on Tuesday that "it would have been better" if the USR-PLUS Alliance [formed by USR - Save Romania Union, PLUS - Freedom, Unity and Solidarity Party] did not nominate a candidate for the presidential election, explaining that this splits the votes in the fight against the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule).

Calin Popescu-Tariceanu: France - our anchor in Europe and for that we will remain eternally grateful

Bucharest, July 14 /Agerpres/ - The Senate's Speaker Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, wishes to France on its National Day "Many Happy Returns!", underlining the influence "sister France" has had over the history of Romania. "I do not think there are many countries in the world which have had a greater influence on our history than sister France.

PM Dancila: Congratulations, Simona Halep, for the great match you played at Wimbledon

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila congratulated Simona Halep for the "exceptional" match she played in the semi-finals of the tennis tournament at Wimbledon and wished her success in the final act. "Congratulations to our champion for the exceptional match she played in the semi-finals at Wimbledon.

Actor Razvan Vasilescu gets Prize for entire activity at Transilvania International Film Festival

Actor Razvan Vasilescu on Saturday night was awarded the Prize for entire activity at the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), in the beginning of the screening of "California Dreamin (Nesfarsit)", in the Piata Mare (Main Square) of central Sibiului, an event attended by rd 1,500 movie-goers.

PM Dancila, asked if she resigns Gov't if not elected in Congress: Excluded, that means blackmailing colleagues

Bucharest, June 29 /Agerpres/ - Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, ad-interim chair of the Social Democrat Party (PSD), stated, on Friday evening, that it is excluded for her to resign as head of the Government if she is not elected in the Social Democrats' Congress on Saturday as chair of the political formation, adding that such an approach would mean blackmailing her party colleagues.

PNL's Orban: Iohannis as head of European Council would offer Romania many opportunities

Liberal leader Ludovic Orban on Thursday night stated in reference to the possibility for Klaus Iohannis be elected president of the European Council, that he wishes for the latter to be the PNL candidate to Romania's presidency, yet on the other hand, Klaus Iohannis would have the opportunity "to help Romania very much from this position" (of president of the European Council, ed. n.).

Ludovic Orban: We support increase in pensions, but based on "stable, predictable" mechanism

National Liberal Party (PNL) chairman Ludovic Orban said on Wednesday evening that the Liberals support the increase in pensions, but based on a "stable, predictable" mechanism, on "objective elements". "We attacked the Pension Law at the Constitutional Court (CCR) and the CCR proved us right, declaring the Pension Law unconstitutional.