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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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The EP resolution on the rule of law in Romania, adopted in Strasbourg

The European Parliament has voted on Tuesday the resolution on the rule of law in Romania, following the debates held on this topic in February 2017, February and October this year. The resolution passed by 473 votes to 151 and ...

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Reactions after the European Parliament resolution on Romania

On Tuesday, the European Parliament has voted a resolution on the rule of law in Romania by 473 votes to 151 and 40 abstentions. The European forum is thus urging the Parliament and Government of Romania to fully enforce all ...

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MEP Elmar Brok says activation of Article 7 should be considered for Romania

German MEP Elmar Brok has warned the European Social-Democrats that they should seriously consider the possible activation of Article 7 in the case of Romania, an extreme measure decided so far only for Poland and Hungary. The statement was made ...

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PSD proposes Ecaterina Andronescu to take over Education portfolio. George Ciamba, Okayed for the European Affairs ministry

Ecaterina Andronescu is the PSD’s proposal for the Education minister position, which has been vacant since the resignation of Valentin Popa at the end of September this year. Upon leaving the PSD sitting on Tuesday, Bucharest mayor Gabriela Firea confirmed ...

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PM Dancila asks President Iohannis to refrain from statements on Romania’s taking over the EU Council Presidency

PM Viorica Dancila has stated on Tuesday that Romania is ready to take over the Presidency of EU Council, adding that President Klaus Iohannis’s statements are harming the country and asking him to refrain from speaking on this topic. „Romania ...

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