The Social Democratic Party (PSD) says that it is the duty of the prime minister-designate to prove that he has the support of Parliament for the formation of the Government, and Ludovic Orban is trying in vain to blame the Social Democratic parliamentarians. "It is the duty of the prime minister-designate to prove that he has Parliament's support for the formation of the Government.
Serbian right-wing opposition party Dveri launched an anti-immigration campaign on Tuesday, warning that the country risked becoming "the biggest migrant centre in this part of Europe" despite statistics that show the vast majority of migrants who enter Serbia pass through quickly en route to Western Europe.
Acting Prime Minister Ludovic Orban states that the National Liberal Party (PNL) is in a "life-or-death fight," with the Social Democratic Party (PSD), and early elections are needed because "a normal government" can no longer coexist with a parliamentary structure dominated by Social Democrats who "torpedo everything".
After today's success of the censure motion, the Save Romania Union (USR) said that the two-round mayoral elections have been forsaken in order to trigger early elections. "Today's vote on the censure motion shows that our fears that the two-round election of mayors is being forsaken in order to trigger early elections were grounded.
The censure motion titled "Orban / PNL government - privatisation of Romanian democracy", initiated by the Social Democratic Party (PSD), was adopted by Parliament on Wednesday. There were 261 votes "in favour", as announced by acting leader of the Social Democrats, Marcel Ciolacu.AGERPRES(RO - author: Alina Novaceanu, editor: Andreea Rotaru; EN - author: Simona Iacob, editor: Maria Voican)
Interim leader of the PSD (Social Democratic Party) Marcel Ciolacu on Monday evening said his party has no problem with any elections and that, regardless if the motion of censure against the Government passes or not, mayors will still be elected in one round of elections.
The Social Democratic Party (PSD, in the opposition, ed. n.) will nominate a Prime Minister from outside the party should the censure motion pass, on Monday said this party's Acting Chair Marcel Ciolacu. "I'm sorry that the President of Romania has pronounced a priori saying that he will submit the same nomination for PM, namely Mr. Orban (current PM, ed. n.).