Liberal Party President (LP), Mihai Ghimpu, was appointed Wednesday, August 31, presidential candidate of the party he represents. Ghimpu's candidacy was proposed by the Politburo, supported unanimously by the 98 members of the Republican Political Council of the party.
After congratulating his party colleagues with the Romanian Language Day, Ghimpu said: "We will continue the struggle for reunification, but that's a problem that is not resolved in a day or two, we have more important matters such as the welfare of our citizens. I want this position and I will do a lot for citizens, because no candidate has such results in politics, as I have. "
LP deputy, Valeriu Munteanu said that Ghimpu is the person most appropriate to achieve the political goal of PL, unification of Moldova with Romania: "Our option is the union of Bessarabia with Romania. For this we need a candidate who can lead us to this goal, and the president of the Liberal Party will lead it best."Mihai Ghimpu is on the political scene from 1990 as one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Moldova. After the withdrawal of the Popular Front of Moldova, Mihai Ghimpu founded the Reform Party, the Liberal Party being the successor of the respective party. At the July 2009 elections, PL succeeds threshold, taking electorate of the Democratic People's Party headed by Iurie Rosca. Between 28 August 2009-28 December 2010, holds the post of Parliament president , and president of Moldova. After the resignation of the Gaburici Government, Liberal Party came back in power, and with the appointment of the Filip Government entered into alliance with PDM action severely criticized by opposition parties.