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“Good bye, Elena Udrea!” 23/12/2010

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The resignation of state counsellor Elena Udrea has been accepted. Today President Traian Băsescu will sign a decree releasing her from her functions. Asked yesterday to comment on his counsellor’s gesture, the head of state did not make any statement. He only said a polite “Good bye!”. Journalists have translated this as: “Good bye, Elena Udrea!”. Read more on Elena Udrea’s resignation

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Elena Udrea: Minister of Conjugal Tourism 26/09/2010

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Controversial figures and entrepreneurs with dubious pasts have made their way into the government formed by prime minister elect Emil Boc on 18 December 2008. Emil Boc’s cabinet has brought both the right (the Democratic-Liberal Party – PDL) and the left (the Social Democratic Party – PSD) into government. The cabinet awaits Parliament’s endorsement.

The government is one of dubious combines. Elena Udrea, the PDL’s nominee for Tourism Minister, is an important satellite on the orbit of businesses with the logo “Alexandru Bittner – Adrian Petrache”, an axis which President Traian Băsescu once described as “Adrian Năstase’s personal mafia”. More on Elena Udrea