Romanian Parliament votes Ponta II Cabinet in office

At a plenary session on December 21, Parliament voted in office the Ponta II Cabinet, 402 to 120, according to secretary of the Chamber of Deputies Niculae Mircovici.

He added that balls were used for the secret ballot and 522 MPs attended the vote session.

Prime Minister-designate Victor Ponta said he is happy with the outcome of Parliament's vote the same day that voted for the installation of his Cabinet.

Asked to comment on the vote outcome, Ponta said, «This is our majority, which means two thirds. I certainly am happy.»

Adapted from Agerpres