Foreign Ministry: 61,400 people cast ballots abroad by 4:00 p.m.
The turnout was highest in four stations in the Republic of Moldova; in Italy – Milan, Rome and Treviso; in France – Paris; in Spain – Castellon, Zaragoza and Coslada; in Greece – Athens; in Belgium – Brussels; in Great Britain – London. By 4:00 p.m., 25,000 people had voted at the 55 polling stations in Italy and 21,000 had reported to the 38 stations in Spain.
Until this hour, the turnout in the two countries exceeded the total participation in the first round of the presidential elections on November 22. As many as 20,748 Romanian citizens voted in Spain in the first round of the presidential election and 24,467 in Italy. About 9,100 persons had turned up to the stations by 4:00 p.m. in the Republic of Moldova and 3,900 in France – 3,900. The voting process goes on normally, free of incidents, reports the Foreign Ministry.