Romania delays nomination of first female Muslim leader

In this photo taken May 20, 2015, Sevil Shhaideh, 52, stands at the Romanian presidency before being sworn in as regional development minister in Bucharest, Romania. Liviu Dragnea, chairman of Romania's Social Democratic party, which won the parliamentary election, proposed Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 that Sevil Shhaideh take the post of prime minister.(AP Photo/Octav Ganea)BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s president says he needs more time to nominate a new prime minister, delaying the formal confirmation in office of the country’s first female Muslim premier.

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