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Vosganian quits PNL after pressures following Senate’s shield vote in his case

His wealth is also under scrutiny. Although Liberal Senators contributed to the defending action around senator Varujan Vosganian on Wednesday, by voting down the prosecution request in his involvement in Transgaz case, on Friday party leaders slammed this move, asking ...

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Former Economy minister Vosganian escapes prosecution following Senate dismissal vote

President Iohannis slams the decision. On Thursday the Romanian Senate voted down the Prosecutor’s Office’s prosecution request against Liberal Senator Varujan Vosganian, with 71 votes to 56, in a secret ballot session, parliamentary sources told Mediafax. The Directorate for Organized ...

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Liberals, set to topple the Senate Speaker

The National Liberal Party (PNL)’s co-president, Alina Gorghiu (photo) said in Saturday that majority shift in Senate could be announced in a week of two, saying the upper chamber must have a Liberal leadership. At present, Calin Popescu Tariceanu, former ...

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Toni Grebl? resigns as judge with the Constitutional Court

Constitutional Court Judge Toni Grebl? submitted his resignation on Wednesday in the Constitutional Court plenum, citing pressure on the institution in connection with the performance of his duties after the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) began prosecution for corruption against him. ...

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Senate’s Legal Committee approves request for initiation of prosecution in case of former ministers Vosganian and Ariton

The Senate’s Legal Committee has endorsed on Tuesday by a majority of votes, the requests for starting the prosecution of former ministers of Economy Ion Ariton and Varujan Vosganian, Agerpres informs. Social-democrat Ovidiu Dontu, Vice-president of the legal committee, explained ...

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President Iohannis to address the Parliament in a week

President Klaus Iohannis sent an open letter to the Speakers of both Chambers of Parliament on Monday, proposing to deliver a message in the joint plenum of the Parliament on February 9, starting 4 p.m. The Romanian President’s letter comes ...

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Senate lifted immunity of two top lawmakers

Prosecutors get the green light to prosecute Serban Mihailescu and Ecaterina Andronescu in high-sounding Microsoft file. Senators stripped parliamentary immunity from Social Democrat Ecaterina Andronescu and Progressive Serban Mihailescu on Wednesday, thus approving their prosecution in the Microsoft licenses file. ...

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