Tag: Social Democrats
Costa's Socialist Party took 37% of the vote, followed by centre-right Social Democrats with 28%.
The setbacks for the ruling parties were not as major as feared but could still hasten the break-up of the national coalition led by Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The opposition accused the cabinet of Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă of facilitating corruption.
Romania’s government will maintain its policy of cutting taxes and raising the minimum wage and state pensions until 2020 in a bid to improve living standards.
The planned coalition between the ANO and Social Democrats would increase defense spending, social spending, and infrastructure investments.
The Social Democrats only have the support of 17% of the German electorate.
The Czech Republic has been in the midst of a political deadlock for half a year, but this may soon end.
Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă's visit to Israel is related to the possible transfer of Romania's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Portugal’s Socialist government and the main opposition Social Democrats agreed to cooperate on some reforms and funding plans.
Forming a government with the Communists and SPD party would give Prime Minister Andrej Babiš's ANO party a parliamentary majority.
After German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU made many concessions to the SPD, the Young Union has demanded that the CDU find a successor to Merkel.
"Chancellor at any price," the daily Bild wrote on its front page. "Merkel gifts the SPD the government."
After the Social Democrats voted to pursue coalition talks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is now a step closer to forming her desired coalition.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party, the Christian Democratic Union, has agreed to attempt to broker a coalition with the Social Democratic Party.