Wednesday, June 12th

The Romanian Parliament is to discuss about the situation in Moldova

The Romanian Parliament will discuss about the situation in the Republic of Moldova, next week, and is due to adopt a political statement on this subject. Romania, as a strategic partner of Moldova, believes that in a democratic state, the will of the citizens expressed by vote and reflected in the political configuration of Parliament is the only thing that ensures a legitimate political process. The Romanian Foreign Ministry has issued a statement on Tuesday, on Romania’s position towards the political situation in Moldova, including the formation of a new government coalition and a new government by Moldova’s Parliament, democratically elected in February 2019. Romania has appealed for calm and restraint and underlined the need for the respect of the rule of law and an inclusive and peaceful transition in order for Moldova to get out of the crisis.

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila has reaffirmed that Romania has the second highest economic growth in the EU

The Romanian Prime Minister, Viorica Dancila, has reaffirmed on Wednesday the data announced by Eurostat and the National Institute of Statistics which says that Romania has the second highest economic growth in the European Union in the first quarter of the year. The prime minister has also said that the government pays an increased attention to investments related to development projects nationwide and at regional and local level as well. Viorica Dancila has also said that for 2019 the economic growth is forecast at 5, 5% from the GDP.

Opposition parties initiate motion of no-confidence against the government of Viorica Dancila

PNL, USR, PMP and UDMR have tabled the motion of no-confidence against the government led by Prime Minister Viorica Dancila. The leader of Liberal deputies, Raluca Turcan, has said that negotiations will be held in order to meet the 233 voted needed to dismiss the government, until next Tuesday, when the vote will be cast on the motion. However, the Speaker of the Deputies Chamber, Marcel Ciolacu, has said that PSD and ALDE have the majority they need to reject the document.

Mădălina Brotăcel, RADOR