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PSD leader Ciolacu writes EC President to red flag Citu Govt's non-democratic slippages

Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu wrote today European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans to bring to their attention the "non-democratic slippages" of the government headed by Florin Citu, PSD informs in a release.

Left’s amendments to STA act passed

Ljubljana – The National Assembly voted 48:38 in favour of amendments to the act governing the STA that require the STA English Service to report on the work of NGO as a legal requirement.

The English Service already reports on NGOs, but the law on the STA does not stipulate this as an explicit requirement, even as it includes such a provision for the Slovenian-language service.

Parliament suspends plenary sitting, to resume budget talks on Tuesday

Parliament suspended its joint plenary sitting debating the draft 2021 national budget at 02:00hrs this morning, planning to resume talks today at 10:00hrs. Also considered today will be a bill on the state social security budget, with a final vote on the two bills scheduled for today as well.

Parliament votes State Budget Bill by separate articles; annexes now in for debate

The Parliament plenum adopted on Monday evening the articles of the 2021 State Budget Bill; the annexes thereto, including the one with the budgets of the main budget managing entities - ministries, authorities, agencies and other institutions - are next for debate.

PM Citu: We will cut all ways in which money is stolen from state budget

Prime Minister Florin Citu declared on Monday in Parliament that this year, "for the first time", all the ways in which money is stolen from the state budget will be cut, transmitting that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) "is crying out" because it can no longer steal from the budget.

PSD's Ciolacu tells PM Citu his 10 minute speech costs Romania 600,000 euros in loans

National chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu told a plenary sitting of the Chamber of Deputies on Monday that Prime Minister Citu borrowed 600,000 euros in 10 minutes he spoke during a Prime Minister's Question Time debate.      "Mr Prime Minister, you spoke for about 10 minutes.

Bulgaria: Three Possible Election Results According to the Turnout

There are three possible election results depending on the turnout in election day according to Alpha Research Agency.

The most likely scenario at the moment is after the upcoming elections on April 4 to have a fragmented parliament with 5 to 7 parties. This was announced to the Bulgarian National Radio by the sociologist Boryana Dimitrova from the Alpha Research Agency.