The leaders of the National Liberal Party (PNL), the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (PLUS) and the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) - Ludovic Orban, Dan Barna, Dacian Ciolos and Hunor Kelemen - signed, on Monday evening, the 2020-2024 governing agreement.
The National Liberal Party (PNL), the Save Romania Union - the Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS) Alliance and the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) continue, on Thursday, the negotiations for the formation of a majority for the investiture of the new Government.
Dacian Ciolos, co-chair of the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS) Alliance, said that the alliance wants a trust-based agreement for a future governing coalition, but also that there must be a balance in terms of holding the position of prime minister and that of the Chamber of Deputies Speaker.
Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Union and Solidarity (USR PLUS) alliance co-chairman Dan Barna on Monday said that, following the consultations at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, the alliance is optimistic regarding the chances of establishing a stable and balanced center-right majority. "We conveyed to the president the consistent position of USR PLUS.
Military solutions are not long-term solutions; it remains to be seen what the president's approach will be at the consultations that will take place at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on forming the future majority, co-chair of the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity (USR PLUS) Alliance, Dan Barna, stated on Tuesday.
The co-chair of the Save Romania Union - Party of Liberty, Unity and Solidarity Alliance (USR-PLUS Alliance) Vlad Voiculescu said on Monday that the alliance would not be part of a government "in which a few faces will be swapped", but would be part of "a real change". "At the governmental level, things cannot continue as they have until now.
Co-chair of USR PLUS (Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) Alliance Dan Barna on Monday ruled out the possibility of a collaboration with the Alliance for the Union of Romanians (AUR) political party, within a government coalition, as this party promotes "an extreme conservatism." "Let's see the final results first and then we will take the necessary decision.
The co-chair of USR PLUS (Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party), Deputy Dan Barna, the first on the list for the Chamber of Deputies in Sibiu County, cannot vote, but the next one on the list, Marius Vulcan, and the first on the list for the Senate, Claudiu Muresan, urged the people of Sibiu to go to the polling stations.
The chairman of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR), Kelemen Hunor, stated, in an interview granted to AGERPRES, that he supports categorically a political government, because the technocratic one was "disastrous", mentioning that he would like a center-right executive.
The People's Movement Party (PMP) is calling for a joint convention of Parliament's standing bureaus for a plenary debate on the law repealing special pensions for lawmakers and mayors, PMP Chairman Eugen Tomac announced on Tuesday.