Victor Ponta

ALDE, Pro Romania choose to enter political alliance

National leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), minor at rule, Calin Popescu-Tariceanu said on Wednesday that ALDE and Pro Romania party, led by former Prime Minister Victor Ponta, have decided to collaborate as a political alliance, with the two parties to set up joint parliamentary groups.

Tariceanu: I have had talks with Mr. Ponta, and I am in favour of PRO Romania participating in gov't

Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu told on Sunday private TV broadcaster Antena 3 that he had talks with Victor Ponta and that he is in favour of the entry of PRO Romania to government, showing that this would strengthen this majority from the center left.

PSD's Dancila meets ALDE's Tariceanu, Pro Romania's Ponta to discuss maxmising election chances

National leader of the majority Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila on Monday met leader of the extra-parliamentary Pro Romania Party Victor Ponta and national leader of PSD's junior partner Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu Tariceanu, without making any decision on this year's presidential election, but starting talks to maximise their chances of winning the ele

Pro Romania's Ponta: PSD would never let their leader not run;Dancila to be PSD's candidate

Pro Romania Chairman Victor Ponta stated on Monday that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila proposed him to endorse the Social Democratic Party's (PSD) candidate in the presidential elections and he said that there hadn't been a negative or positive response because he wanted to know what the plan was "in view of things unfolding well." Ponta argued on the TVR 1 national television channel that in t

Ponta: Informal talks with Dancila, Tariceanu; no decision made on "political candidacies or cooperation"

Victor Ponta, the chairman of PRO Romania, announced on Monday that he had informal talks with the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule) and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE, minor at rule) leaders - Viorica Dancila and Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, saying that no decision was made on "political candidacies or cooperation." "We have had informal talks today with Mrs.

Tariceanu on presidential elections: Ponta and I have assessed options, we believe best solution, single candidate

Senate President Calin Popescu-Tariceanu believes that the best solution for the presidential elections is a single candidate from PSD - ALDE - PRO Romania (the Social Democratic party, major at rule, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats, minor at rule, ed.n.), a proposal announced by Victor Ponta (the Pro Romania leader).

Censure motion/ Parliament sitting has started

The plenary sitting of Parliament in which the censure motion called "The Dancila Government must be dismissed! No OUGs, no access passwords and no queues for voting" is to be debated has started. Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and ministers of the Cabinet are attending the sitting. A number of 250 MPs are in the plenary hall, according to the presence via the electronic vote.

Iohannis: PSD refuses to sign National Political Agreement, but list remains open

President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday that the Social Democratic Party (PSD, major at rule, ed.n.) by its answers in the media, refused to sign the National Political Agreement to strengthen Romania's European path, saying that the Social Democrats "had more amendments than articles" to this pact.

PRO Romania, member of European Democratic Party as of Tuesday

As of Tuesday, the PRO Romania party becomes a member of the European Democratic Party, "a kind of smaller party, but with pro-European beliefs - social-democrat and liberal", the Pro Romania head Victor Ponta said on Sunday, at the end of the party's Permanent Delegation's sitting. "We cannot go either to the EPP, or to the sovereigntists, or to the extremists," Victor Ponta stressed.