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President slams PSD’s “never-ending” assault on the judiciary. Iohannis asks Gov’t to stop issuing GEOs on judiciary until after the referendum

In a press conference at Cotroceni presidential palace on Monday, President Klaus Iohannis has launched new accusations against the  Social Democrat Party, saying it is ruling through emergency ordinances and that this procedure must be regulated. He also announced he ...

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FM Melescanu challenged by BBC reporter on ‘absurd’ amnesty

Romanian FM Teodor Melescanu has stated in an intervention to BBC that the Romanian authorities are trying to actually solve the issue of the prison overcrowding by the new attempts to introduce amnesty and pardon when asked why the Government ...

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87% of the PSD-ALDE voters oppose amnesty and pardon, opinion poll says. 28 NGOs ask Iohannis a referendum on judiciary

An overwhelming majority of Romanians (91%) are opposing amnesty and pardon for the corruption crimes, says an ISSPOL opinion poll commissioned by Geeks for Democracy NGO. Moreover, a potential emergency ordinance or bill on pardon and amnesty is not popular ...

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USR asks President Iohannis to attend all Gov’t sittings in December to prevent GEO on amnesty and pardon

USR has asked President Klaus Iohannis on Monday to attend all government sittings this month to prevent the rulers from adopting an emergency ordinance on amnesty and pardon. The head of state has attended a government sitting in January 2017, ...

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ALDE’s Tariceanu says is against amnesty and pardon. Another reason for dispute in the ruling coalition?

ALDE leader, Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu said Wednesday evening he does not agree and will oppose any initiative for amnesty and pardon. Tariceanu said for TVR public television he does not want to be charged with making decision for ...

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JusMin Toader meets Liviu Dragnea, ironic on President Iohannis’ criticism

Justice minister Tudorel Toader has had a meeting with PSD chairman Liviu Dragnea, shortly after President Klaus Iohannis  had criticised him on Tuesday. Toader told journalists that the meeting with PSD chairman had tackled the Constitutional Court sitting on Wednesday ...

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