(Bloomberg) -- Romania’s ruling Liberal Party will propose retired four-star General Nicolae Ciuca as prime minister during talks with President Klaus Iohannis in a move that may help end a political crisis. 

After a proposed minority government led by Dacian Ciolos, leader of the anti-corruption USR party, failed to win a confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday, the Liberals will no longer try to restore a ruling coalition and will seek approval for a minority government. They will also work with their current ruling partners, the ethnic-Hungarian party, according to deputy leader Alina Ghorghiu.   

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