I encourage Romanians to vote on June 7, 2009 at the European Parliamentary elections in a time when Europe measures its maturity, Romania's President Basescu declared on Wednesday in a press conference. Basescu added that he is aware that most people do not feel represented by most of the parties competing on the electoral scene but Romanians must vote.

Here are some of the main declarations

  • I encourage Romanians to vote this Sunday
  • The EU financed by billions of euro Romania's integration process
  • the 22 million Romanians are part of the EU
  • EU citizens support Romanians, both in terms of behavior and through the EU funds
  • Romania's credibility depends on the electoral turnout in these elections
  • Each Romanian is responsible of Romania's image in the EU
  • A consistent electoral turnout will also offer Romania's representatives' in the EU more credibility