Romania President Appoints Sorin Cimpeanu as New PM

World » SOUTHEAST EUROPE | November 5, 2015, Thursday // 11:40
Bulgaria: Romania President Appoints Sorin Cimpeanu as New PM Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, file photo, EPA/BGNES

Sorin C?mpeanu will be Romania's new interim PM after Victor Ponta stepped down on Wednesday, state-run Agerpres agency has said.

President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday appointed C?mpeanu, who until now was Ministry of Education.

Ponta stepped down on Wednesday morning after a deadly incident at a Bucharest nightclub triggered mass street protests against his government.

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