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EUR 60 M loan to improve the judiciary services in Romania

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Romania will get a loan worth EUR 60 M from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to finance the Programme on improving the judiciary services, says the draft ratifying the agreement adopted by the Government on Wednesday. The estimated ...

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JusMin in the EP’s LIBE committee: The GEO 13 itself was not the issue, but the hour when it has been adopted

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The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) in the European Parliament debated on Wednesday the situation of democracy and judiciary in Romania. Attending the debate, Romanian Justice minister Tudorel Toader said that the GEO 13 (editor note: ...

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President postpones referendum, may use it as insurance policy if PSD attempts another attack on justice

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President Klaus Iohannis will not start now the procedures for referendum on justice, but has not given up the idea of a referendum, will use it as insurance policy for saving justice if the Social-democratic Party (PSD) will try again ...

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CSM: Calin Popescu Tariceanu’s statements against judiciary, extremely serious

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The Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) says that the statements by the Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu in the public space pointing to “a judiciary that is not independent” represent extremely serious allegations. The CSM retort refers to the statements ...

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President Iohannis in Parliament: PSD generated the crisis, should urgently solve it. The nation is on alert, it is alive!

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President Klaus Iohannis has told the parliament on Tuesday, in a speech, that PSD is “the one which generated the crisis” and has an obligation to “urgently address it”, warning on the other hand that, if not, he would convene ...

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President Iohannis calls on the government to abandon the efforts regarding pardon and on amending criminal codes


President Klaus Iohannis has called on the government to withdraw the draft emergency ordinances regarding pardon and on amending the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code. “The government cannot co over the will of the citizens,” the President wrote ...

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Kovesi on Ghita’s disclosures: I won’t comment statements by a runaway defendant

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The National Anti-corruption Directorate chief prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi on Monday made the first statements in retort to ex-MP Sebastian Ghita’s video footages, saying she won’t comment on the statements made by “a runaway defendant” who “has accused DNA from ...

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EC President Juncker sends ex-premier Ciolos, PM Grindeanu congratulation messages, calls for continuing fight against corruption


European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker posted on his Twitter account a congratulation message to Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu, in which speaks of maintaining the independence of the judiciary to support the fight against corruption. “This is a momentous time for ...

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