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Lower Chamber approves draft bill on declassification of documents, which could save Dragnea and Tariceanu from files

The Chamber of Deputies has adopted, on Wednesday, a draft bill regarding the declassification of documents, which could save from files and sentences the ruling coalition leaders, Liviu Dragnea and Calin Popescu Tariceanu. The bill was adopted with 174 votes ...

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PSD-ALDE could challenge the CVM report to the Court of Justice of the EU, option envisaged by Florin Iordache

The governing majority PSD-ALDE could challenge the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) report issued by the European Commission on Tuesday to the Court of Justice of the EU, an option confirmed by the Chamber of Deputies deputy speaker, Florin Iordache. ...

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PSD senator resigns, ruling party on the verge of losing majority in the Senate. Other two SocDem deputies quit

Senator Emanuel Gabriel Botnariu (photo) has resigned from the Social Democrat Party, announcing on Wednesday that he will be independent. „I want to announce you that I am an independent, not-attached member of the Senate as of today”, Emanuel Botnariu ...

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Monica Macovei resigns from the party she had founded, M10

M10 Party has announced that MEP Monica Macovei has resigned from this political formation which she had set up in 2015. “The M10 Party thanks Mrs. Macovei for her activity within the party, for the initiative to establish this political ...

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PM Dancila charges President Iohannis of wanting to topple legitimate Gov’t. ‘Premier’s hour’ in Parliament postponed

Prime Minister, Viorica Dancila, said Tuesday evening Romania  is fully prepared to take over the EU Council presidency and the Government is well prepared together with an army of specialists. “The entire action programme is ready. More than 1,000 meetings ...

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Finnish Gov’t ready to take over the EU Council presidency if Bucharest authorities ask for it. MAE says Romania is ready to take office

The Finnish Government has shown its readiness to take over EU Council presidency sooner if the Bucharest authorities ask for it, but the Romanian Government hasn’t expressed intention to postpone the takeover, according to the press in Helsinki. The Romanian ...

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EC issues report on Romania under the CVM, requests suspension of the implementation of the Justice laws, dismissal procedures for senior prosecutors

The European Commission adopted on Tuesday its latest report on developments in Romania to meet its commitments on judicial reform and the fight against corruption, in the context of the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM), a release posted on the ...

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President Iohannis on CVM report: Romania has returned 11 years ago. New criticism against Dragnea, Dancila

President Klaus Iohannis commented the CVM’s tough report against Romania revealed today, launching new accusations against the ruling party chairman and against the premier. The head of state argued that both the CVM report and also the EP resolution are ...

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