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Romania’s prime minister, who is under investigation for alleged corruption, says he will hand over his duties to a deputy for a month due to health problems.
Prime Minister Victor Ponta wrote to President Klaus Iohannis Sunday asking him to allow the deputy prime minister to carry out his responsibilities from Monday. Ponta indicated he could resume his activities within a month.
Ponta, who had a knee operation abroad last week, said doctors had recommended he remain under medical supervision.
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