“The National Liberal Party cannot but have a candidate for the presidential elections, the National Liberal Party is a historical party, it is the party with the longest history in European politics”, said Ciucă, according to Agerpres.
Asked about the option of a joint PNL-PSD candidate for the position of president of Romania, the second man in the state answered: “We cannot agree on all situations.”
Also, when asked if he would support the president of the PSD, Marcel Ciolacu, if he were to run for the position of head of state, Ciucă said: “I am not a member of the PSD. I am a PNL member and I will always support a candidate from the National Liberal Party”.
PSD and PNL have not decided to merge
The statements came in the context in which, after almost three hours of discussions at the Victoria Palace between the two coalition parties, the leader of the PSD, Marcel Ciolacu, and the leader of the PNL, Nicolae Ciucă, regarding merging the European parliamentary elections with the local ones, declared on Monday , February 12, sources from the coalition for Freedom. “We don’t know, honestly, what are the chances of getting along”, .
Four types of elections are scheduled this year, they are European parliamentary, local, parliamentary and presidential. At this moment, the only certainty is that on June 9, European parliamentary elections will take place.