Liberal co-leader calls on ruling coalition heads to withdraw political support for PM Ponta

Liberal co-leader calls on ruling coalition heads to withdraw political support for PM Ponta

National Liberal Party (PNL, in opposition) co-president Alina Gorghiu on Thursday called on the ruling coalition leaders – Gabriel Oprea, heading the National Union for Romania’s Progress (UNPR) and Liviu Dragnea, the Social Democrats’ (PSD) interim head respectively – to distance themselves from “a prime minister indicted for corruption deeds” and withdraw the political support for Victor Ponta.

“I call today on Messrs Oprea and Dragnea to distance themselves from a prime minister indicted for corruption deeds and withdraw the political support that keeps him in that position. Each passing day without Victor Ponta’s resignation from Government head as asked by the opposition is the exclusive responsibility of the two coalition leaders”, Gorghiu said in a release to AGERPRES. More…