Dan Barna

USR PLUS Co-chairman Barna on Covid deaths underreporting allegations: I sent the Premier an informative note

Deputy Prime Minister and Co-chairman of the USR PLUS alliance Dan Barna, responsible for coordinating the Health Ministry's activity, said today in reply to a call out from Prime Minister Florin Citu, that the Ministry team informed him on Thursday that they were looking into possible discrepancies in the manner COVID deaths are being reported in the two databases used by the authorities, and

Deputy PM Barna: Florin Citu has gratuitously generated major political crisis

Deputy PM Dan Barna maintains that the prime minister "has gratuitously generated a major political crisis, perfectly avoidable, for a mean ego victory." "Florin Citu has decided to publicly announce the dismissal of a USR PLUS minister while we were discussing mature options to solve the differences.

Prime Minister Florin Citu - interim Minister of Health

President Klaus Iohannis signed the decree on Wednesday appointing Prime Minister Florin Citu as interim Minister of Health, the Presidential Administration announced. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Florin Citu removed Vlad Voiculescu from the position of Minister of Health. He announced that Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna will be acting head of the ministry.

Romania Health Minister Sacked After ICU Tragedy, Other Blunders

Romania's Prime Minister, Florin Citu, on Wednesday dismissed Vlad Voiculescu as Minister of Health after a series of blunders that included the deaths of three COVID-19 patients after ventilators failed at a Bucharest mobile ICU.

"I have handed President Klaus Iohannis the necessary documents to revoke Vlad Voiculescu from his post as Minister of Health," Citu said in a statement.

PM Citu fires HealthMin Voiculescu, appoints Deputy PM Barna acting minister

Prime Minister Florin Citu fired Health Minister Vlad Voiculescu on Wednesday announcing that Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna will be the acting health minister. At the same time, Citu fired Andreea Moldovan as senior official with the Health Ministry. "Today, April 14, I submitted to President Klaus Iohannis the papers to relieve Mr Vlad Voiculescu of his official duties as health minister.

Deputy PM Barna: Modification saying magistrates will be sent to trial with CSM approval - a smaller compromise

Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna, co-chair of the USR PLUS (Save Romania Union - Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) Alliance on Monday said that the modification brought by the Legal Committee of the Chamber of Deputies to the draft on the abolition of the Special Section for the Investigation of Judicial Crimes (SIIJ), which provides for the prosecution of magistrates to be done only with the ap

Deputy PM Barna: President Iohannis asked us to support Health Ministry, Minister Voiculescu

Deputy Prime Minister Dan Barna said that during the meeting this Wednesday at the Cotroceni Palace, President Klaus Iohannis emphasized the importance of the Health Ministry and Minister Vlad Voiculescu getting full support in the context of the measures that need to be taken against the pandemic.