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Former PM Dacian Ciolos announces his new party, PLUS

Former Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos has announced in Cluj-Napoca on Saturday that he and his followers had registered a new political party, the Liberty, Unity and Solidarity Party (PLUS),  due to the fact that the request to register the Romania ...

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PSD’s Florin Iordache: What if we would decriminalize the abuse of office by emergency ordinance?

Chamber of Deputies deputy speaker Florin Iordache, former Justice Minister, said on Friday an emergency ordinance on amending the Criminal Codes should be adopted as soon as possible, in order to eliminate the non-uniform practice. “I believe that, the sooner ...

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Opposition’s censure motion, signed by 163 MPs, filed in Parliament. The vote-on Thursday. How are negotiations going?

The censure motion entitled “Enough! Dragnea – Dancila Government, shame of Romania!,” initiated by the National Liberal Party (PNL), the Save Romania Union (USR) and the People’s Movement Party (PMP), has been filed in Parliament on Friday. The document is ...

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USR meets PM, chair Dan Barna asks Dancila to adopt no GEO on criminal codes

PM Viorica Dancila has met a delegation of USR opposition party at the Government’s office on Friday. Justice Minister Tudorel Toader attended the meeting. The USR representatives have asked the prime minister to not issue an emergency ordinance on the ...

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Iohannis in Brussels: Romania’s preparations to take over the Presidency of the EU Council are advanced

President Klaus Iohannis has stated before attending the European Council meeting in Brussels that “after certain disruptions”, the preparations for Romania’s taking over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union are “advanced”. Questioned if Romania is ready to ...

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Justice Minister says emergency ordinance on Criminal Codes is needed to avoid infringement. UDMR will not support it

Justice Minister Tudorel Toader has said on Thursday that an emergency ordinance on Criminal Codes is ‘under analysis’. The statement was made after Toader met Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu, ALDE leader, to discuss details on taking over the Justice ...

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