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Iohannis: Romania can hold the EU Council Presidency despite internal disputes

Romania can hold the Presidency of the EU Council despite internal disputes, President Klaus Iohannis has told an interview for the Austria media. Iohannis also said that the current ruling majority wants to weaken the anti-corruption actions, yet voicing hope ...

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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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President suggests he won’t agree with naming Adina Florea at the DNA’s helm

Referring to the appointment of Adina Florea as anti-corruption chief prosecutor, President Klaus Iohannis has said on Thursday that he won’t allow Romania to take steps backwards against anti-corruption fight, while asking for a check on the legality of the ...

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Adina Florea, proposed for DNA helm, gets negative opinion from CSM

The members of the Prosecutors Section within the Superior Council of Magistracy has given a negative opinion to the Justice Minister’s proposal for the National Anti-corruption Directorate’s top position, Constanta-based prosecutor Adina Florea, the institutions’ press release says. According to ...

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Adina Florea, the prosecutor proposed for the DNA helm, slams Romania’s Prosecutor General

Prosecutor Adina Florea, proposed by the Justice minister to take over the position of anti-corruption chief prosecutor, has harshly slammed Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar, saying he is making a certain pressure for filling this position and that he “is exerting ...

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German companies, concerned about the future, ask for investments in education, infrastructure and healthcare

The German companies operating in Romania are content with their current activity on the local market, but they are concerned about the developments in the upcoming years, said Dragos Anastasiu, president of the Romanian –German Chamber of Commerce and Industry ...

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US Ambassador Klemm after meeting Dragnea: Anti-corruption law amendments can have a negative impact on the US-Romania cooperation

The US Ambassador in Bucharest, Hans Klemm, has stated on Friday, after the meeting with PSD chairman Liviu Dragnea the other day, that the amendments operated on the justice and anti-corruption laws can negatively influence the Romania-US relation, adding that ...

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Update: Six candidates racing for the DNA helm

The Justice Ministry has announced on Friday that there are six candidates running for the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) top position: Paula Tănase, Nicolae Lupulescu, Gabriela Scutea, Sorin Armeanu, Adina Florea and Andrei Bodean. After Paula Tanase announced her candidature ...

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US renowned journalist: “It’s time to clean up Romania with sanctions”

An American journalist, Tom Rogan, who used to be analyst reporting for BBC, Sky News, CNN and The Guardian, has asked in his latest editorial published in Washington Examiner that the U.S. should apply sanctions to Romania, just like in ...

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President makes first statements after the DNA head’s revocation: Anti-corruption fight goes on with full force. I haven’t changed my opinion about Kovesi

While in Brussels to attend the NATO summit, President Klaus Iohannis made the first statements regarding the revocation of the National Anti-corruption Directorate’s head Laura Codruta Kovesi, after on Monday it was the President’s spokesperson who announced the revocation. “I ...

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