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Iohannis, Dragnea embark on new row after PSD chair accused the President of being involved in his conviction

President Klaus Iohannis retorted to ruling Social Democrat Party chairman Liviu Dragnea, after the latter stated that the President in involved in his conviction to 3.5 years in prison: „It’s a much too higher tightrope for him. He has run ...

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PSD chairman Dragnea: Debate on president’s suspension still on. Kovesi’s revocation is no victory for anyone, he claims

Chairman of the ruling Social Democrat Party, Liviu Dragnea, has stated that the revocation of the anti-graft chief prosecutor Kovesi is no victory to anyone. „Her revocation is  no victory for anyone. It is a small extent for what should ...

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US Embassy call on Romania to continue the anti-corruption fight. EC says it could reassess conclusions on the fight against corruption

The US Embassy has sent a reaction to the revocation of National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) chief prosecutor, Laura Codruta Kovesi, in a reply sent to ziare.com. “The US Embassy reaffirms its long-time commitment to support Romania’s fight against corruption. Romania ...

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Protest announced at DNA HQ over Kovesi’s revocation

A protest was announced for Monday at 12:00hrs in front of the National Anti-corruption Directorate’s headquarters following the Presidency’s announcement on anti-corruption head’s revocation. The DNA chief prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi is to deliver press statements at the same hour. ...

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French FM slams Romanian ruling coalition

In a recent  address before the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee in the French Senate, the French foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian has slammed the situation in eastern Europe, also referring to Romania’s ruling coalition and Social Democrat leader Liviu ...

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Dragnea, not ruling out procedures to suspend the President. Iohannis: I am not very interested in his opinion

Monday evening, PSD leader, Liviu Dragnea, said that the procedure to suspend the President “is not excluded” because the head of state “has too long delayed” the decision to revoke DNA chief prosecutor, Laura Codruta Kovesi. In retort, Tuesday morning, ...

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PSD chair doesn’t rule out suspension of President Iohannis

Although he has repeatedly assured the suspension of President Klaus Iohannis from office is not an option, PSD chairman Liviu Dragnea said on Monday that suspension is not out of the question, arguing the head of state is unacceptably late ...

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