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The co-president of the Social Liberal Union (USL) says the Opposition parties will go back to Parliament on Tuesday, after the Easter break, to officially announce the re-gaining of the Majority in the Senate, local press informs today (Fri).
Ponta told a press conference today that the Social Democrats, Liberals and Conservatives legislators will give up the parliamentary boycott and will take over the Majority in the Upper House next week. Also, next Tuesday, USL will decide over the strategy for the remaining parliamentary session, due to to end in July.
Ponta also said next Wednesday, together with USL co-president Liberal leader Crin Antonescu will meet the parliamentary groups at the Chamber of Deputies in order to see if USL could also claim the majority there. The Social Democrat president said USL will ask once again, during the first session at the lower house, the resignation of the Speaker Roberta Anastase, accused of fraud during the vote to Pensions' Law back in 2010.
USL will introduce a censure motion between 23 and 28 April against the Cabinet. Ponta invited the government coalition MPs to join them in voting the motion.
Early this week, two Senators from the Majority resigned. Currently, the Majority and the Opposition has the same number of seats in Parliament.
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