Ilie Sarbu was elected on Tuesday, leader of the Social Democratic Party group in the Senate, with 24 votes for and 14 against, Romanian news agency Mediafax informs. PSD Senator Ilie Sarbu declared, after he was elected that his win has nothing to do with the fact that he is related with Ponta.

Senators decided tho recofrm the position of Dan Voiculescu as Vice President of the Permanent Office in the Senate.