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October 1, 2020
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Presidential adviser Daniel Funeriu – did he resign or was dismissed?

Interim president Crin Antonescu signed yesterday the decree that releases Daniel Funeriu from the office of presidential aide, Mediafax informs.Funeriu was appointed Education Minister in the Boc Government in December 2009. Member of PDL, Daniel Funeriu (41) was previously Vice President of the Presidential Commission for Education Policies (starting in November 2006), as well as an MEP and member of the group of experts that drafted Romania’s “Research Strategy 2007-2013.” Suspended president Traian Basescu appointed him, on May 25, member of the Romanian Cultural Institute’s (ICR) leadership board.Daniel Funeriu stated yesterday that he resigned, denying the allegations according to which he was sacked, underlining that “no honorable person can sit next to Crin Antonescu,” who, in his opinion, “can take Victor Ponta as an aide.” According to Funeriu, Antonescu should have “taken a stand against the abject way in which the Ponta Government dismissed and set up ethics commissions as it pleased in order to cover what a whole world sees: an ordinary intellectual theft.” Funeriu added that since he did not do that the interim president “is hence an accomplice.” Daniel Funeriu also stated that Antonescu should have reacted towards the unprecedented politicization of the education system and towards the ridiculous proposals to modify the education legislation, proposals made by the Ponta Government. “He should have reacted towards the unprecedented politicization of the education system and towards the ridiculous proposals to modify the education legislation, proposals made by the Ponta Government,” Funeriu

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