Romania's ruling party backs PM at executive meeting-sources

September 21, 2015 10:48 AM

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Romania's ruling party backs PM at executive meeting-sources

BUCHAREST Romania's ruling Social Democrat party (PSD) threw its backing behind Prime Minister Victor Ponta at a meeting of its executive committee on Monday, two sources who attended the meeting told Reuters.

Ponta faces trial after being indicted on charges of forgery, money-laundering and being an accessory to tax evasion last week. But so far he has the backing of his party and its allies to stay in office.

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