A Romanian in the top most influential 40 MEPs

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Politico.eu website made a ranking of the most influential 40 MEPs, with a Romanian among them.

Entitled “The 40 MEPs who actually matter”, the ranking comprises 40 MEPs coming from 14 EU countries: Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, UK, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and Sweden.

The first position is taken by German Martin Schultz, from the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats political group. French Marine le Pen from the Populist Wave comes second, while Belgium’s Guy Verhofstadt, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe ranks third.

Romanian Sorin Moisă aged 40 from the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats political group is member of the Committee on International Trade (INTA) and is ranked 31st.

The most influential MEP from the second largest Socialist delegation, Romania. Elected after serving as deputy chief of staff to then European commissioner, now Romanian prime minister, Dacian Cioloș. As shadow rapporteur on the troubled EU-Canada trade deal (CETA), Moisă took a stand and resigned from this position in 2016 over Canada’s refusal to grant visa-free travel to Romanians,” reads the description.

The rest of the list available here.

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