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Fresh No-Confidence Motion Imperils Romanian Govt

The Romanian centre-right opposition will attempt once more to oust the Social Democratic-led government next Thursday, when a fresh motion of no-confidence is set to be voted on in a joint session of the two chambers of parliament.

Unlike past motions that failed to rally enough MPs, this move to remove Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stands better chances.

PSD leaders to convene to discuss designating Romania's new candidate for European Commissioner

The National Executive Committee (CExN) of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) is convening today to discuss designating Romania's new candidate for European Commissioner. The CExN convention is expected to start at 16:00hrs, at the PSD headquarters on Kiseleff Road.

PSD's Dancila says Melescanu being elected Senate chairman certifies PSD still holding majority

National leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila congratulated Teodor Melescanu on Tuesday on being elected chairman of the Romanian Senate, adding that the vote in the Senate indicates that PSD still has a majority in Parliament. "Congratulations to Mr Teodor Melescanu on being elected chairman of Romania's Senate!

PSD to hold National Executive Committee Monday to discuss Government's situation

The social-democrats will gather on Monday, at the meeting of the National Executive Committee (CExN), to discuss the Government's situation and solutions for unlocking its activity, after President Klaus Iohannis refused to appoint the interim ministers, and also for the Presidency of the Senate.

PSD's presidential candidate Viorica Dancila: I'm asking for all of Romanian women's support

The leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), premier Viorica Dancila, speaking on Friday in southeastern Black Sea resort of Mamaia, asked for the support of all social-democratic women, as well as of all women in Romania in the presidential campaign that is to kick off soon.

Teodorovici says honoured to be PM while Dancila becomes president

Executive Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Eugen Teodorovici told a news conference on Thursday in Pitesti that he would be honoured to be the prime minister if PSD national leader Viorica Dancila wins this autumn's presidential election. "Yes. I would be honoured.

UPDATE President Iohannis says to deny any gov't reshuffle

President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that he will not accept any proposal for government reshuffle. "First of all, I will not accept any proposal for a reshuffle from this government; not only because this government has changed its political composition, but because its proposals are simply unacceptable.

PM sends President Iohannis proposals for interim ministers after ALDE ministers' decided to step down

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila sent on Tuesday afternoon to President Klaus Iohannis the following proposals for the interim ministerial offices: interim Energy Minister - Economy Minister Niculae Badalau, interim Environment Minister - Water and Forests Minister Ioan Denes, and interim Minister for the Relation with Parliament - Business, Entrepreneurship and Trade Minister Radu Oprea, governm