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The EPP Group leader Manfred Weber, concerned about situation in Romania, asks PM Dancila for explanations

Manfred Weber, the leader of the European People’s Party (EPP) in the European Parliament has voiced his concern about situation in Romania, stating that the Government in Bucharest is reporting setback in countering corruption and asking PM Viorica Dancila, whom ...

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George Maior on the summons: I received no official notice

The Romanian ambassador to the U.S. George Maior said on Tuesday while attending the Annual Meeting of the Romanian Diplomacy at Cotroceni Palace that he had received no official notice to be summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after ...

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Rudolph Giuliani, President Trump’s lawyer, sends letter to President Iohannis, PM Dancila about the protocols signed by Prosecutor General’s Office and SRI

Rudolph Giuliani, President Trump’s lawyer, has sent a letter to President Klaus Iohannis, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and the two Parliament Speakers regarding the protocols signed by the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI). The letter mentions ...

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President Iohannis postpones the appointment of Gendarmerie’s chief until the investigation on the violence during the Diaspora rally is finalized

President Klaus Iohannis has announced on Tuesday that the appointment of the new head of the Romanian Gendarmerie, Sebastian Cucos, will be made when the military prosecutors will complete the investigation of the intervention of the law enforcement forces during ...

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European Commission: Violence can never be a solution in politics

The European Commission is closely following the developments in Romania and warns that violence can never be a solution in politics, an EC spokesperson said on Tuesday, according to hotnews.ro. The statement added that the protesters have criticised the reversal ...

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President Iohannis delivers message against violence, pleads for reason, condemns attacks on Friday. PSD undermines governance

In a third intervention after the violence on Friday night, President Klaus Iohannis has said on Monday, during a briefing, that three days have passed and no one is being hold responsible for what happened and no one has filed ...

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European Commissioner for Justice Vera Jourova: The laws of justice jeopardize the independence of judges

European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Vera Jourova, has expressed concern about the amendments to the laws of justice in a statement to ‘Die Welt’. She pointed out that the amendments put at risk the independence of judges ...

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PNL National Council: President Iohannis accuses PSD of having the judiciary as target. We have an irrational Gov’t

The National Council of the National Liberal Party (PNL) met on Saturday at the Parliament Palace and President Klaus Iohannis also attended the meeting, upon the invitation of the party’s leader, Ludovic Orban. The head of the state, who comes ...

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Justice Minister announces Emergency Ordinance to review sentences based on SRI protocols or interceptions. Opposition: Dedication to offenders

Justice Minister, Tudorel Toader, announced Wednesday evening he would propose to the Premier to adopt an emergency ordinance whereby the persons who believe have been sentenced on the basis of interceptions or protocols involving the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) will ...

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British Ambassador: Strengthen the judiciary, do not weaken it

The British Ambassador in Bucharest, Paul Brummel, has reacted to the latest developments regarding the judiciary, saying that any reform regarding the justice system should support the fight against corruption, not prevent it, and to support the consolidation of the ...

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