President Klaus Iohannis announced on Thursday the appointment of Education Minister Sorin Cimpeanu as interim prime minister.
“I have accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Ponta. I have decided today to appoint as interim prime minister Mr. Sorin Cimpeanu. I have signed both decrees,” Iohannis declared at the Cotroceni Palace [Presidential Administration seat].
The President has scheduled consultations with the political parties on Thursday and Friday, to nominate a prime minister, following Victor Ponta’s resignation on Wednesday. AGERPRES