Marcel Ciolacu

PM Orban: Romania, a democracy, restrictive measures time-limited and only for Romanians' health

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Monday evening on private broadcaster B1 TV that Romania is a democracy, and the restriction of citizens' rights in the state of emergency took place in accordance with the law, only for a limited period of time, being meant to defend the health and life of each Romanian.

Ciolacu says PSD will file complaint with CNCD against President for incitement to hatred

Interim Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu has announced on Friday that the party he leads will file a complaint with the National Council for Combating Discrimination (CNCD) against President Klaus Iohannis for "incitement to hatred based on the spreading of false information," following the statements regarding the draft law on the autonomy of the Szeklerland.

PSD: Gov't introduces coronavirus tax, issues 290,000 fines, yet performs only 175,000 tests

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) acting chairman, Marcel Ciolacu, said on Thursday that "the government has introduced the coronavirus tax", handing out "at will" as many as 290,000 fines. "The government has issued the coronavirus tax. It issued 290,000 fines, but only carried out 175,000 tests and no one knows yet the exact number of people tested. Fines worth 570 million lei!

PSD's Ciolacu, on President's statement regarding bill on autonomy of Szeklerland: A crass attack

The draft regarding the autonomy of the Szeklerland was never voted in the Chamber of Deputies, stated, on Wednesday, the interim chair of the Social DemocraticParty (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, deeming the statements made by President Klaus Iohannis on the topic as a "crass attack". "Let us not let a lie distract us from the real problems of Romania.

Romanian Opposition ‘Giving Transylvania to Hungarians’, President Claims

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday accused the opposition Social Democratic Party, PSD, of "fighting behind the scenes in parliament to give Transylvania to the Hungarians" after draft legislation opening the door to limited autonomy for a part of Transylvania where ethnic Hungarians are concentrated got the implicit approval of the lower house of parliament, in which the PSD is the

PSD's Ciolacu: President Iohannis' outburst today shows how low one can stoop in politics

Acting national chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu said on Wednesday that President Iohannis's statement on the bill on the autonomy of the Szeklerland was one that "totally disqualifies" the presidential office and that "shows how low one can stoop in politics." "Today's outburst of President Iohannis shows how low you can stoop in politics.

PSD to submit two simple motions against Agriculture, Finance ministers

The interim chair of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, stated on Tuesday that the MPs of the party he runs will submit two simple motions, one in the Senate, one in the Chamber of Deputies, against the Finance and the Agriculture ministers. "We decided to ask the Agriculture Minister to answer publicly to a few questions.

Ciolacu: Challenging at Constitutional Court measures initiated by PSD hurts Romanians, Romanian companies

Acting Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu considers that challenging at the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) the social and economic measures initiated by the Social Democrats and voted in Parliament hurts Romanians and the Romanian companies that were now waiting for real support from the state.

PSD sends to Senate proposals regarding suspension of credit payments and capping prices for food

The interim chair of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, stated on Monday evening, at public broadcaster TVR1, that Tuesday in the Standing Bureau of the Chamber of Deputies the proposals for "suspension of credit payments" and the "capping of prices for drugs and food" will be discussed, in order to be sent to the Senate, as the first notified chamber.