The Romanian parliament passed on Thursday a motion of no-confidence in the government, headed by Prime Minister Viorica Dancila.

Report informs citing the RIA Novosti that Catalin Nichifor read out the decision of the parliament.

“A total of 238 lawmakers voted in favor of the motion,” lawmaker Catalin Nichifor read out the decision of the parliament.

As many as 298 lawmakers out of the total 465 took part in the secret voting. Under the Romanian legislation, at least 233 votes were needed to pass the motion.