The World from Berlin 'Romania's Fighters Moving on to Next Round'

Some had hoped that Romania's referendum on Sunday would begin to heal its deep political divide. But those hopes have been dashed. Neither the president nor the prime minister seem willing to relent, which could be disastrous for the country, German commentators write on Tuesday.
Romania is deeply divided and the country's leaders are doing nothing to heal the gap.

Romania is deeply divided and the country's leaders are doing nothing to heal the gap.

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 -- Renuka Rayasam and Charles Hawley