Key Romanian leader Dragnea to be absent from ceremonies to launch Romanian EU Council Presidency
Jan 10, 2019
Key Romanian leader Dragnea to be absent from ceremonies to launch Romanian EU Council Presidency.
The official ceremony for the launch of the Romanian presidency of the EU Council, scheduled in Bucharest with the participation of top EU leaders, will be missed by House of Deputies speaker Liviu Dragnea, the de facto leader of the governing Social Democrats (PSD). Dragnea, a politician who has received a suspended conviction for electoral fraud and faces other corruption cases, has delegated his tasks as speaker to vice-speaker Florin Iordache, also of the PSD.
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