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Timmermans, Verhofstadt endorse Kovesi for the European chief prosecutor position

First vice-president of the European Committee, Frans Timmermans, has asked on Monday evening the continuation of the anti-corruption efforts in Romania, while praising Laura Codruta Kovesi’s activity and efforts in fighting corruption. The former head of the National Anti-corruption Directorate ...

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President Iohannis, meetings with Mike Pence, Angela Weber and Michel Barnier at the Munich Security Conference

President Klaus Iohannis has had several bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, including US Vice President Mike Pence (photo), German Chancellor Angela Merkel, EPP leader in the European Parliament Manfred Weber, or EU Chief Negotiator for ...

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President Iohannis on the recently adopted budget: “It shows total disregard for the Romanians’ expectations”

President Klaus Iohannis has reacted on the recently adopted budget law for 2019, stating that it „shows the ruling coalition’s total disregard for the Romanians expectations” and that „it represents the most eloquent proof of a government that is pawning ...

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State budget voted by Parliament plenary

The Parliament plenary sitting, joint session of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, has voted on Friday the consolidated state budget for 2019, with 275 votes for, 122 against and 2 abstentions. Among the main amendments to the state ...

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PSD takes credit for doubling child allowances, accusing PNL of „populism”

After the Parliament had voted the Liberal Party’s amendment on doubling child allowances despite the ruling Social Democrat Party’s opposition, now the Social Democrats are taking credit for the allowances’ increase, claiming on Friday that Liberals have just had a ...

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Kovesi case: German MP Gunther Krichbaum urges EC Vice-president Timmermans to activate Article 7 for Romania

Gunther Krichbaum, chairman of the European Affairs Committee with the German Bundestag, has sent a letter to European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans on Thursday, in which he criticized the Romanian Government for investigating former DNA chief prosecutor Laurea Codruta Kovesi ...

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President Klaus Iohannis calls on the Criminal Investigation Section in Judicial system to quickly clarify Kovesi’s situation

President Klaus Iohannis has called on Thursday on the Criminal Investigation Section in Judicial system to quickly clarify the file opened on the name of former national Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) chief prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi. “I ask the Criminal Investigation ...

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