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Romania: PM Citu dismisses justice minister Ion, USR-Plus want to break alliance

  • PM Citu says USR-Plus opposes rural development, he needs scheme to attract regional leader support at party conference

  • USR-Plus most probably to leave ruling alliance, force Citu's removal by voting opposition's no-confidence motion

  • Keeping partnership with PNL is least likely, possible only if USR-Plus obtains important commitments in negotiations

Romania: PM Citu dismisses justice minister Ion, USR-Plus want to break alliance
Metodi Tzanov
EmergingMarketWatch
2 September 2021