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13 recommendations for Romania in the EP resolution: Deep concern over the redrafted judicial and criminal legislation, violent police intervention during Diaspora rally condemned

MEPs will set out their views on the latest judicial reforms in Romania and their impact on the separation of powers, in a resolution to be put to the vote on Tuesday, November 13. The resolution is recording the European ...

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Hungarian FM Peter Szijjarto: We will never support an attack on Romania in the European Parliament

Hungarian Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, Peter Szijjarto, has said on Friday, that if an attack against Romania is launched in the European parliament, the Hungarian MEPs will vote in favour of Romania. “We believe Romania is a strategic ...

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Update – Germany: Angela Merkel will not run for CDU party chair again, to step down as chancellor in 2021

Germany’s Angela Merkel has said she will step down as chancellor in 2021, following recent election setbacks. “I will not be seeking any political post after my term ends,” she told a news conference in Berlin. She also said she ...

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Vladimir Putin: Russia will respond ‘swiftly, effectively’ to the new US missiles in Europe mainly to countries hosting sites

Asked a question about US President Donald Trump’s talk about withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) the Russian President said it was an issue of concern for Europe, given that if new US missiles are placed on the ...

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Juncker warns Romania’s Gov’t, Parliament: Don’t endanger Schengen accession

Without Romania, the European Union would not be complete, the European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker told the European Parliament plenary session on Tuesday, adding that Romania must be part of the Schengen space. However, Juncker warned the Parliament and Government ...

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Romania, sentenced by the EU Court of Justice for non-compliant and illegal landfills

Romania was sentenced on Thursday, by the European Union Court of Justice, for failing to fulfill the directive regarding the landfills, according to which the authorities should have closed down 68 non-complying landfills until July 16, 2009. The ruling comes ...

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Russian Ambassador, Valery Kuzmin: Romania has become provider of destabilization due to Deveselu missiles. Political dialogue – modest

Russian Ambassador to Bucharest, Valery Kuzmin, said in an interview occasioned by the celebration of 140 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Romania, that the bilateral diplomatic relations ‘could be much better’ and argues that Moscow ...

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Venice Commission to adopt opinions on criminal codes in Romania. Tensions in the ruling coalition over the GEO on justice laws

Venice Commission will discuss in its plenary sitting on October 19 the adoption of an opinion on the amendments operated on the Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code in Romania, and also of the preliminary opinion released on July regarding ...

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