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PSD’s Dragnea about the amendments to the Criminal Code: I don’t want to leave this life and office like a fool!

PSD leader, Liviu Dragnea, has answered to the allegations about the way the ruling coalition and the national minorities voted the amendments to the Criminal Code. “I don’t want to leave this life and office like a fool! I said ...

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President Iohannis vows that Strategic Partnership with the U.S. is vital, hints at Romanian ruling coalition to observe rule of law

Democracy must not be taken as a right for granted, but it must be enhanced and defended every day, with all determination, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has stated on Friday at the Reception hosted by the US Embassy in Bucharest ...

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U.S. Ambassador at Independence Day reception: We’ll seek to further deepen the Strategic Partnership with Romania

American Ambassador in Bucharest, Hans Klemm, has stated at the Independence Day reception on Friday that the United States will seek to further broaden, strengthen and deepen the U.S.-Romania Strategic Partnership. “We will continue to point to Romania as a model ...

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Senate Speaker Tariceanu to meet EC Vice-President Frans Timmermans on Thursday, in Brussels

Senate Speaker, Calin Popescu Tariceanu, will have talks on Thursday, in Brussels, with the European Commission Vice-President, Frans Timmermans. The agenda includes topics related to the judiciary, rule of law and the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM). A release from ...

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European Commission, concerned about the amendments regarding justice

The European Commission has expressed concern on Thursday about the developments in Romania in regard to the amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code and the other amendments to the legal framework regarding justice, hotnews.ro informs. EC spokesman Christian Wigand said ...

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New York Times about the ‘parallel state’, ruling party, Dragnea and Kovesi, independence of prosecutors

In a feature titled “Claiming ‘Parallel State’ Cabal, Romania’s Leaders Target Anti-Corruption Prosecutor”, The New York Times tackles the current situation in Romania, with the ruling party (PSD) and its leader Liviu Dragnea holding the large rally on June 9 ...

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Judges Forum urges CSM to defend the independence of magistrates after the attacks during the PSD rally. DIICOT to file referrals

The ‘Judges Forum in Romania’ association has sent a request to the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) whereby requests it to defend the independence of the justice system against the recent attacks from the legislative power and from the executive ...

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Civil society organisations request President Iohannis consultations on the CCR decision

37 civil society organisations request President Klaus Iohannis, in an open letter, to organise political consultations on the Constitutional Court (CCR) decision, with such organisations as well as with political parties and the professional organisations with the judiciary. “Following the ...

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Supreme Court on high sounding acquitals: No authority should give the impression that court orders could be influenced

The High Court of Cassation and Justice ( Romania’s Supreme Court) retorted on the numerous debates in the public space on the latest acquittals in high sounding files, saying that it’s important that confidence should be maintained in the judiciary ...

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