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Senate President Citu: Parliament convenes on Monday in a joint session to adopt a political statement on the situation in Ukraine

The Senate and the Chamber of Deputies are convening on Monday in a joint session to adopt a political statement on the situation in Ukraine, Senate President, Liberal leader Florin Citu said on Monday.

“I spoke this morning with the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Marcel Ciolacu, and we will hold a plenary session today, at a time to be announced, to adopt a political statement on the situation in Ukraine. This plenary session must take place as soon as possible,” said Florin Citu, according to Agerpres.

He stressed that the entire political class must act “firmly” in the context of the war in Ukraine.

“It is clear that the entire Romanian political class must prove that it is acting firmly in this war, this invasion of Russia in Ukraine, but we must also come up with solutions and here, the Romanian Parliament, as well as in the discussion I had with the President of Romania, last week, it is ready, when needed, to amend the legislation in order to allow (…) for some changes with regard to the humanitarian field. (…) The Romanian Parliament is ready to pass any such legislation as a matter of urgency so that (…) everything is legally enforced even in terms of sanctions,” Citu specified.

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