President Klaus Iohannis asked the leaders of the coalition to continue the negotiations with the education unions “until the measures aimed at meeting the demands of the teaching staff are identified”, according to a press release from the Presidential Administration, delivered on Wednesday, after the discussions at the Cotroceni Palace.
Klaus Iohannis and the leaders of the coalition, Nicolae Ciucă and Marcel Ciolacu, discussed on Wednesday, together with the Minister of Education, Ligia Deca, “the demands of the trade union federations in education and the possible solutions that lead to the end of the teachers’ strike and the resumption of classes”, according to the quoted statement.
“President Klaus Iohannis stressed the importance of maintaining dialogue, the only way to resolve the current situation. Thus, the negotiations will be resumed immediately and will continue until the measures designed to meet the demands of the teaching staff are identified.
The President of Romania asked the leaders of the coalition to publicly present, as soon as possible, the conclusions of the negotiations with the unions and the measures that the Government can adopt so that the school year is ended in good conditions, and the calendar of the national exams is not affected”, the press release states.
President Klaus Iohannis summoned the leaders of the governing coalition to Cotroceni on Wednesday for consultations on the subject of the strike in education. The meeting was attended by Nicolae Ciucă, Marcel Ciolacu and the Minister of Education, Ligia Deca, Kelemen Hunor not being in Bucharest.
After the discussions in Cotroceni, in which a new “working scenario” was proposed, the teachers’ representatives were called to the Victoria Palace for a new round of negotiations.