BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania’s Social Democrat (PSD) coalition government survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote on Tuesday, strengthening Prime Minister Viorica Dancila’s chances of being confirmed as PSD leader at a party congress this month.
Dancila, a protegee of long-time leader Liviu Dragnea, was appointed on an interim basis after he was jailed for corruption last month.
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On Tuesday, 200 lawmakers in the 465-seat bicameral parliament voted for the motion, as expected short of the majority needed to topple the government.
The motion was brought by centrist opposition groupings which said that, despite Dragnea’s imprisonment, the PSD remained a big threat to the rule of law in...
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