Crin Antonescu elected new leader of Romania’s PNL

BUCHAREST, Romania — Former Prime Minister Calin Popescu Tariceanu lost the leadership of the National Liberal Party (PNL) at an extraordinary party congress held on Friday (March 20th).

PNL deputy leader Crin Antonescu was elected as new leader and will be designated PNL’s candidate in the presidential elections later this year. Tariceanu had led the party since 2004.

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