Pittella: Dăncilă appointed new PM is the right way forward for EU and Romania

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Following the confirmation of the Romanian President, Klaus Iohannis, to appoint Viorica Dăncilă as new Prime Minister, the S&D Group leader, Gianni Pittella, stated:
 
“The S&D Group congratulates Viorica Dăncilă for having been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Romania. We are certain that the nomination of a highly professional, reliable and competent woman, with a great attachment to European and progressive values, is the right way forward for Romania and for Europe.
 
“We welcome that Dăncilă and the Romanian Social-Democrats have placed Europe at very core of their mandate. In view of the next challenging European elections in 2019, we count on the Romanian presidency to deliver tangible and swift answers to the EU citizens. We stand together for a better and progressive Europe.”