Yesterday the Romanian PM Calin Popescu Tariceanu avoided making comments on the information rumoring that after November 25 there would emerge a government of the PNL (National Liberal Party), the PSD (Social-Democrat Party), the PC (Conservative Party) and the UDMR (Democrat Union of Magyars in Romania). He argued he wouldn't comment on speculation coming from newspapers serving Presidency. "I am not a political analyst and I don't comment on such speculation", he pointed.
Paul Pacuraru, a vice president of the PNL, had claimed last Tuesday that his party would have to find solutions by the end of the year in order to make sure of parliamentary support. The Liberal had claimed there were two options available: to join the opposition or establish partnership with the PSD. (...)
The PSD too denied the idea of governmental collaboration with the PNL after the election of MEPs, arguing that the Liberals' only chance was to join the opposition. The PSD leader Mircea Geoana argued he was taking no interest in becoming a foreign minister, since he was interested in being appointed a PM or even a President of Romania. (...) (R.G.)