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USR-PLUS presidential candidate says run-off between him, PNL candidate shows Romania getting better

National leader of the Save Romania Union (USR) told a news conference in Braila on Friday that the prospect of a run-off between him and the PNL candidate would show Romania getting better. "The prospect of having a second round presidential election between the PNL candidate and the USR-PLUS candidate would indicate that Romania is getting better.

PLUS Chairman Ciolos suggests acting government, early elections after presidential vote

PLUS Chairman Dacian Ciolos said on Thursday that attempts should be made to form a new parliamentary majority to back an acting government until after presidential elections and that early parliamentary elections should be held subsequently.

New Democracy to campaign for UN, EU recognition of Pontian genocide.

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis condemned the near lynching of a 29-year-old Sunday school teacher in Thessaloniki after the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the start of the Pontian genoicide even as he announced that his party has petitioned the UN to recognise, the genocide.

Liberal leader Orban: Referendum vital, as it allows Romanians to ban amnesty and pardoning of corruption crimes

Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban told a press conference in Targoviste that the May 26 referendum "is vital" because it gives Romanians the possibility to ban through their vote amnesty and pardoning.