The European integration of the Western Balkan countries will strengthen the European Union and consolidate peace, solidarity, prosperity in the Balkan region, Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila stated at the signing event of the Joint Declaration on the integration of the Western Balkans countries in the EU.
President of the Party of European Socialists (PES) Sergei Stanishev, who is attending on Saturday the meeting of the Social Democratic Party's (PSD) Extraordinary Congress, voiced his support for Viorica Dancila's candidacy in the presidential elections, mentioning that she took on the party leadership at a difficult time.
The meeting of the Social Democratic Party's (PSD) Extraordinary Congress for designating the candidate in the presidential elections will take place on Saturday at the Palace of Parliament.
Premier Viorica Dancila is paying a working visit on Thursday in Brussels to address several current topics on the European agenda with European high officials, the Government says in a release.
The leaders of the BSP abstained from commenting on the vote last night. Тhe deputy Georgi Svilensky made a statement, without right of journalistic questions. The opposition in the party accepted the results as they missed a chance.
"We will not comment on the results before the parallel countdown is completed. We make our own parallel counting," Slivenski said.
PES Common Candidate Frans Timmermans (L) with PES leader Sergey Stanishev. Photo: EPA/Miguel A. Lopez
Weeks ahead of the European elections, the European Socialists have "frozen" their relations with the ruling party in Romania, and in June will decide on its continued membership of the left-wing bloc in the European Parliament.