Romanian Government Falls Apart

People ♦ Published: February 26, 2014; 09:37 ♦ (Vindobona)

After the ongoing dispute about administrative posts Romania is left without a government. Moreover, the opposition calls for Prime Minister Viktor Ponta’s resignation.

Romanian Government Falls Apart / Picture: © Flickr / Partidul Social Democrat

On Tuesday, the coalition between Social Democrats (PSD) and the National Liberal Party (PNL), which was formed around three years ago, was terminated after ongoing disputes lasted for more than two weeks about administrative positions. The governing parties were not able to agree on a replacement of the public offices. Now, PLN calls for Prime Minister Ponta’s resignation.