Romania’s pro-EU government falls after 3 months

Romania’s pro-European government collapsed in a parliamentary no-confidence vote after only 3 months in office. A total of 261 of 465 MPs voted in favour of a motion against the minority government led by Ludovic Orban. The move was triggered by Orban’s attempt to change the law for local elections. Orban had wanted to reintroduce a two-round voting system but the change will no longer be implemented.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • President of Romania: Klaus Iohannis.
  • Currency of Romania: Romanian leu; Capital of Romania: Bucharest.

 

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