Romanian government wins confidence vote

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By Euronews  with Reuters
Romanian government wins confidence vote

<p>In Romania the technocrat government of Dacian Ciolos easily won a confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday, reinforcing its mandate for a one-year term to stamp out corruption.</p> <p>The technocrat cabinet won with the support of the biggest parties the Liberal Democrats and the former ruling Social Democrats. </p> <p>The previous government of Victor Ponta fell earlier this month amidst public anger over a nightclub fire in the capital Bucharest that killed 56 people. </p> <p>The incident provoked protests after it came to light that the club had been granted a license despite not being approved by firefighters.</p> <p>Romanian <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/07/romanian-prosecutors-arrest-local-mayor-over-bucharest-nightclub-fire">anti-corruption prosecutors</a> arrested the club’s three owners along with former mayor of the city in connection with the fire.</p>