Parliament Backs New Government for Romania
Romania's parliament swore in a government led by new Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca on Thursday, with 318 votes out of 466.
The new majority comprises the National Liberal Party, PNL, the Social Democratic Party, PSD, and the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, UDMR.
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Romanian President Nominates Dacian Ciolos to Form New Govt
A week after the previous government was ousted, President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday that he has put forward Dacian Ciolos of the Save Romania Union, USR, as his choice for the next premier.
Political Crisis in Romania : Government Falls after No-confidence Motion
Political Crisis in Romania : government Falls after No-confidence[H1] motion
Romanian Prime Minister Florin Citu of the governing National Liberal Party was ousted Tuesday after a no-confidence motion in his government passed overwhelmingly, deepening an ongoing political crisis.
Romanian Government Ousted by No-Confidence Vote
The government of Prime Minister Florin Citu of the National Liberal Party, PNL was toppled on Tuesday after a large majority of MPs backed a no-confidence motion filed last week by the main opposition Social Democratic Party, PSD.
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PM Battles Ex-PM for Romanian Governing Party Leadership
In a tight contest, Prime Minister Florin Citu will battle ex-Prime Minister and current head of Romania's Chamber of Deputies, Ludovic Orban, for the leadership of the centre-right National Liberal Party, PNL at a party congress on Saturday.
Ciolos: Citu can no longer lead a government in which there is also USR PLUS
Timisoara, Sep 21 /Agerpres/ - The co-chairman of USR PLUS, the MEP Dacian Ciolos, declared on Tuesday in Timisoara, that Florin Citu can no longer be the prime minister of a government of which his party should be part, even if the liberal wins the PNL leadership, but that there are chances for the coalition to continue in the PNL - USR PLUS - UDMR formula, on the current parliamentary formula
PM Citu: If one minister doesn't get the votes, nothing happens to the Government
Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Thursday evening that the Government would fall only in the case of the adoption of a censure motion, but that wouldn't happen in case the new ministers got rejected, following the change in the political composition of the Cabinet. "We must be very careful here. It is not the Government going, I am going with the ministers before Parliament.
PM Citu says has never considered resigning from office as solution to political crisis, as he is not irresponsible.
Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Wednesday that he has "never" considered resigning from office, reiterating that he is not "irresponsible" to leave Romania without a government with winter approaching. The head of the Executive was asked if it would be a solution for him, to solve the current political crisis, to stand down from the Government's helm. "Never.
PM Citu: Romania comes with applied solutions for children in the context of the COVID pandemic
Romania is among the first countries in the world to come up with applied solutions for children, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, through the "Caring for Children" program, which will offer free psychological services, but also access to training and resources for specialists and parents to manage the psycho-emotional needs of the little ones, said Prime Minister Florin Citu.
USR PLUS's Mosteanu: We've asked presidents of Parliament chambers to convene joint plenum to debate on motion
The leader of the USR PLUS (Save Romania Union, Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) Deputies, Ionut Mosteanu, said on Tuesday that he sent a request to the presidents of the two chambers of Parliament to convene a plenary sitting to debate on the motion of censure, while mentioning that the only two parties who want this are USR PLUS (Save Romania Union, Freedom, Unity, Solidarity Party) and AUR