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Romania faces uncertainty after govt loses no-trust vote

2019-10-10 21:47:00
A fresh parliamentary election is not an option for now because Romania is due to hold a presidential poll next month. By law, Romania cannot hold a parliamentary vote less than six months before a ...

Romania Faces Prolonged Uncertainty After Government Loses No-Confidence Vote,

2019-10-10 16:51:00
A fresh parliamentary election is not an option for now because Romania is due to hold a presidential poll next month. By law, Romania cannot hold a parliamentary vote less than six months before a ...

Euractiv.com source: Liberals to push for MEP Siegfried Muresan for European Commissioner job

2019-10-10 15:47:00 Hotnews.ro
Romania's Liberals (PNL), who have led the procedures to remove the Social Democratic government from office with the censure motion voted on Thursday, would push for MEP Siefried Muresan for a job as European Commissioner, Euractiv.com reports, quoting a high-ranking source from the European People's Party.

Romania’s Social Democrat govt loses no-confidence vote

2019-10-10 14:39:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s Social Democratic government lost a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Thursday and the president is expected to give opposition parties a chance to form the next ...

Romania: Social Democrat government loses no-confidence vote

2019-10-10 14:21:00
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's Social Democratic government has lost a vote of no-confidence in Parliament. Lawmakers voted 238-4 on Thursday against Prime Minister Viorica Dancila's government, ...

Romania's Social Democrat govt loses no-confidence vote

2019-10-10 14:05:00
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's Social Democratic government lost a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Thursday and the president is expected to give opposition parties a chance to form the next ...

Romania’s centre-right to push for Muresan as Commissioner after government collapses

2019-10-10 13:44:00
This will directly affect the much-discussed selection of Romania’s next EU Commissioner who will join Ursula von der Leyen’s team, considering that the choice will be at the hands of the interim ...

BREAKING Romania's Social Democratic Government dismissed in censure motion

2019-10-10 13:34:00 Hotnews.ro
The Romanian Parliament passed a censure motion against the Social Democratic (PSD) government led by Viorica Dancila on Thursday. The motion passed with 238 votes in favor, several more than the minumum of 233 needed, meaning the government is dismissed. UPDATE 1 The leader of the main opposition party, the Liberals (PNL), Ludovic Orban said just after the vote that "the nightmare Romania has been living for three years is over". Asked if he would be available to take over as prime minister, Orban said that "should we be called to govern, the proposal would be the president of the PNL, which is me, Ludovic Orban". UPDATE 2 Viorica Dancila said shortly after the vote that she was leaving with all duties fulfilled and that the motion could pass because of the "betrayal" of some of her PSD colleagues. She said she would still run in the presidential elections next month. UPDATE 3 Romanian President Iohannis welcomed the vote in a statement on Thursday afternoon. This process is called the PSD becoming history". He said he would start consultations with political parties tomorrow, with the goal of an efficient government until the next general elections. He said he considered early elections the best solution UPDATE 4 THe leader of the opposition USR party, Dan Barna, said his group opts for early elections and this is what they would call for in consultations with the head of state.

Romania’s Government Collapses After Losing Confidence Vote

2019-10-10 12:01:00
(Bloomberg) -- Romania lost a third prime minister in as many years as the government was ousted in a no-confidence motion. Parliament voted to remove Viorica Dancila and her minority cabinet, which ...