In Chisinau the two leading candidates for mayor took place in the second round of elections, according to the CEC of Moldova. In Balti, according to preliminary data, the incumbent acting mayor.In Moldova on Sunday, may 20, elections were held for the local authorities. In Chisinau, the polls came more than 225 thousand people, said state news Agency. Thus, the turnout was about 36 percent, breaking a certain law threshold.
After treatment, 80% of ballots on elections of the mayor of the capital, leading candidate from the Pro-Russian Party of socialists ion (Ivan) Cheban, who is about 41 percent of the vote, the Agency reports citing the Central election Commission of Moldova. Second place goes to the leader of the party “Platform “the Dignity and truth” Andrei Nastase, who voted 32% of voters.
For the post of mayor of Chisinau 11 candidates claimed. To win in the first round was required to win 50 percent of the vote. The second round of elections held on June 3. According to preliminary data of the CEC, the Chairman of the ruling Democratic party Silvia Radu, the acting mayor of Chisinau, gaining about 18 percent of the vote and does not pass to the second round.
In turn, the Balti electoral victory was won by the candidate from “Our party” acting mayor Nikolai Grigorishin, said the Agency “Interfax” with reference to the CEC. According to preliminary results, Grigorishin has gained more than 60 percent of the vote after processing 50 percent of the protocols. Voter turnout in Balti amounted to about 35 percent.
People Poroshenko to convince him to reduce the powers of the President: a source has revealed some interesting details
The political strategist of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko Ihor Hryniv support constitutional reform that provides for the reduction of the powers of the President.
This was told by a source in the “Block of Petro Poroshenko”.
The President has supporters of constitutional reform, but to talk about it publicly they refuse. Moreover, among them there is an opinion that Poroshenko needs to think about, given the modest chance of winning the presidential election in 2019.
While Grineva failed to convince the President of the need to reform the main document.
If Poroshenko all will agree on constitutional reform, he will lose the sense to go to the presidential elections due to the significant reduction of power. The aspiration to occupy an armchair of the head of state will lose many of the competitors of the current guarantor.
But while constitutional changes proposed by the President, reduced to the fixing of the course of Ukraine to join the EU and NATO, and the extension of rights of the Crimean Tatars that it is not aimed at solving the problem of the redistribution of power.
Al-Sisi took office as President of Egypt
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was re-elected President of Egypt in late March. Elections were held with a low turnout and only rival al-Sisi was a little-known politician.Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for the second time officially took office as President of Egypt. The solemn inauguration ceremony took place in Cairo on Saturday, 2 June.
In the presidential elections in Egypt in late March, al-Sisi, according to official figures, won 97 percent of the vote. For his only opponent, a little-known politician Musa Mustafa Musa, voted almost 3 percent of the voters.
The elections were low turnout
Musa, which is, in his own words, a supporter of al-Sisi, has registered as a candidate at the last moment. Voter turnout was only around 40 percent, despite calls from Prime Minister Sheriff Ismail to Egypt to perform their Patriotic duty.
In the previous presidential elections in 2014, the former commander of the armed forces of Egypt al-Sisi scored almost the same number of votes as this time. Then the voting took place a year later after the army headed by al-Sisi overthrew the first democratically elected President of Egypt – Mohammed Mursi Islamist.
In Italy, the failed attempt to form a government
The candidate for the post of Prime Minister of Italy, Conte has returned the mandate to the President, Sergio Mattarella.An attempt to form Italy’s coalition government, composed of the populist and anti-systemic “Movement “5 stars” and right-wing party “League” ended in failure. Professor of civil law, Giuseppe Conte, to whom this duty had placed the country’s President Sergio Mattarella, returned the mandate to the President. On Sunday, may 27, said General presidential Secretary Hugo Zampetti.
Earlier, Italian media reported that the stumbling block was the candidacy of the Minister of economy and Finance. The party of “the League” insisted on the figure of 81-year-old economist Paolo Savona. However, the President of Italy refused to support the applicant due to image dithering, which was fixed for Sawanoi.
Federal Secretary of the “League” Matteo Salvini said that he will not allow further attempts to affect the composition of the Cabinet from the outside. “If we have confidence that we can act freely, then tomorrow I” will continue, he said. Otherwise, Italy could face early elections.