Prime minister Ludovic Orban, the head of the National Liberal Party (PNL), expressed his disappointment that the Save Romania Union (USR) - PLUS alliance nominated candidates for district mayors in Bucharest before joint consultations with PNL, G4media.ro reported.
The three parties support independent Nicusor Dan for Bucharest mayor - but only after PNL appointed Dan as own candidate and the reformist parties had to accept him, as he is also a founding member of USR.
Thus, the relationship between PNL and the reformist parties, supposed to form a ruling coalition after the parliamentary elections, remains tense.
"I would like us to run in the district elections in the same way [with joint candidates], provided we have a partner. We haven't announced our candidates for the district city halls," said Orban.
The USR - PLUS alliance announced, on Sunday, June 28, during a press conference, the candidates for the district city halls in Bucharest: Clotilde Armand - District 1, Radu Mihaiu - District 2, Ana Ciceală - District 3, Simona Spătaru - District 4, Alex Dimitriu - District 5, and Alexandru Gâdiuţă - District 6.
Nicusor Dan, the candidate of Save Romania Union (USR) for mayor of Bucharest, one of the most important positions in...