Reforms, presidential vote in focus after Romania coalition splits

Feb 27, 2014    

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Ministers from Romania's Liberals resigned from the government on Wednesday, a day after the party quit the ruling coalition in a break-up that will trigger a confidence vote and has changed the dynamics of a presidential election in November.The rupture has left the rump of Prime Minister Victor Ponta's Social Democrat-led alliance with a slender majority in parliament, which will likely prompt him to ask an ethnic Hungarian party to join the government to shore up his support.The government is expected to win the confidence vote, which will likely happen on March 4. Ana...

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