PM Ponta: Press report on discrepancy in President Iohannis’ rental contracts is a lie

PM Ponta: Press report on discrepancy in President Iohannis’ rental contracts is a lie

Prime Minister Victor Ponta stated that – in his opinion as a jurist and leaving aside any political dispute – the press report on a discrepancy of over 100,000 euros between the rents declared and those found in the contracts of President Klaus Iohannis is “a contrivance of unproven speculations and suppositions.”

He added that perhaps now president Iohannis realizes how easily it is to make “groundless accusations” about those holding “an important position.”

“I read the piece published in the press, which asserts that there was a 115,000 euros difference between the rents Mr. Klaus Iohannis declared and those found in his contracts, between 2004 and 2007. Leaving aside all political disputes, my opinion as a jurist is that this is merely hogwash — a contrivance of unproven speculations and suppositions! Period.” the PM wrote on Tuesday on his Facebook account. More…