Romania’s president on Monday appointed central party leader Dacian Ciolos as prime minister after a long-running political crisis escalated following the ouster of the Liberal-led coalition government last week in a no-confidence vote.
After a day of discussion with Romanian political parties on Monday, the President Klaus Ihannis USR leader Seolos nominated him to try to form a government. Cielos previously served as prime minister between 2015 and 2017 in charge of the Cabinet.
“We are ready to take responsibility for the government and begin negotiations with other parties,” Ciolos said in a statement following his nomination. “Our objective is to get Romania out of the crisis and for that it takes a lot of responsibility. All political forces
The President’s nomination must be approved by lawmakers.
The political crisis in Romania dismissed the USR-plus justice minister for not signing a 10 billion euro ($ 11.5 billion) regional infrastructure development program in early September. The USR responded by resigning to all six of its ministers.
Last week’s no-confidence vote — overwhelmingly approved — was filed by the Left Opposition Social Democrats and backed by USR-Plus, a former coalition partner of the Liberals and the popular right-wing AUR party.
Most of the issues that Romanian lawmakers need to address are managing the epidemic, tackling rising energy costs and securing major funding, Ioannis said Monday The Union of Europe This includes Romania.
Romania is a 19 million nation, the second country to be vaccinated against Kovid-19 in a coalition of 27 countries, with only 34% of adults completely vaccinated. It is currently struggling with the alarming rise of Kovid-19 infections.