Romania's President Klaus Iohannis rejected today the leftist Social Democrat Party's (PSD) proposal to name Sevil Shhaideh for prime minister designate.

Sevil Shhaideh (52) is from Romania’s Tatar minority and is married with a Syrian businessman close to the Assad regime. A little-known figure, Shhaideh served as minister of regional development for six months in the last Social Democrat-led government. Shhaideh and her husband own three properties in Syria, according to her declaration of ...


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