Victor Ponta

PM Dancila: Dangerous to say Romanian prime minister should be taken by masked special ops

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila reiterated on Thursday, in southwest Mioveni, that she will file a criminal complaint against Victor Ponta after his statement "I will call the masked special ops to remove her from the Government", the PSD leader adding that talking like that about the Romanian prime minister is "a very dangerous thing", which is detrimental "both internally and externally." "His

Protocol setting up Pro Romania -ALDE Electoral Alliance to support Mircea Diaconu - lodged with BEC

Pro Romania and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) lodged, on Sunday, with the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC), the protocol for setting up the Electoral Alliance between the two parties in order to support the independent candidate Mircea Diaconu in the presidential elections. The protocol was submitted by the two co-chairs of the Alliance, Norica Nicolai and Sorin Cimpeanu.

Teodorovici says honoured to be PM while Dancila becomes president

Executive Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Eugen Teodorovici told a news conference on Thursday in Pitesti that he would be honoured to be the prime minister if PSD national leader Viorica Dancila wins this autumn's presidential election. "Yes. I would be honoured.

PM Dancila to negotiate for gov't to move on, might ask Parliament for confidence

The government will go before Parliament to ask for a vote of confidence, and negotiation remains the best weapon, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said in Pitesti, Arges County on Thursday, ruling out any negotiations with Pro Romania.   She added that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) does not contemplate abandoning government, which she discussed with most of the PSD leaders.

Opposition parties enter election protocol to endorse independent presidential candidate

Endorsement groups for independent candidate in this autumn's presidential election Mircea Diaconu will be established at county levels, according to a protocol establishing the ALDE - Pro Romania Electoral Alliance, signed by the national leaders of the two opposition parties on Wednesday.

ALDE decides to support Mircea Diaconu's presidential run

The Permanent Delegation of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) has voted, on Monday, to exit the governing coalition and to support the candidacy of Mircea Diaconu in the presidential elections of November 10, the leader of the formation, Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, announced, adding that he will resign the leadership of the Senate.

Pro Romania endorses Mircea Diaconu for presidential elections, informs party leader Ponta

Pro Romania is going to endorse the candidacy of Mircea Diaconu in the presidential elections, according to an announcement made by this party's leader, Victor Ponta, on Monday. He has specified that his party will back Diaconu as an independent candidate and not as a member of Pro Romania.

PM Dancila says coalition plans with Pro Romania dropped because of Victor Ponta's two-faced demeanor

Prime Minister and Social Democratic Party leader Viorica Dancila said that Victor Ponta's untruthful and two-faced demeanor is one of the reasons why she did not accept a cooperation with the latter's PRO Romania party.

ALDE's Tariceanu insists he discussed future collaboration with Pro Romania

National leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), minor at rule, Calin Popescu-Tariceanu on Wednesday insisted on his announcement regarding a future collaboration with opposition Pro Romania party, saying that discussions took place between the two political groups but no decision was made.

Pro Romania's Ponta on Pro Romania-ALDE political project:We didn't make decisions, but we discussed,progressed

Chairman of the Pro Romania Party Victor Ponta mentioned on Wednesday that, following the discussions with the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), "a lot of progress" has been made in the direction of participating in a joint project between the two political formations, but a decision in this regard has not been made yet.