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An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter Scale has been reported in northern Greece in the Mount Athos region, BGNES reported.
According to Greek seismologists, the epicentrе of the earthquake was located 7-8 km. southeast of Ierissos at a depth of 10 km. "It was a slight earthquake, isolated," Ilias Fikos, a geologist and physicist, told ANA-MPA.
Dismissed Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Tuesday that the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM), under which the European Commission verifies Romania's and Bulgaria's progress with judiciary reform and the fight against corruption, "betrays discrimination against Romania and Bulgaria." Dancila said in Botosani that the monitoring process to which Romania and Bulgaria have been s
"Observers in the region see France and The Netherlands' policy as not being fair and motivated by domestic politics and stereotypes," Bieber said. "This undermines the EU as being a fair player and having clear criteria, especially since the commission has given the green light for negotiation."
An intraparty committee will reconvene on Tuesday to discuss ruling New Democracy's initiative to grant full voting rights to diaspora Greeks after a technical snag emerged during Monday's session concerning the proposal by the Communist Party (KKE) that only those who have been absent from Greece for less than 30 years should be eligible.
Outgoing Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Tuesday, in Botosani, that the Social Democratic Party (PSD) never faced such hatred and added that nowhere in Europe does a President ask for the disbanding of a political party instead of being a factor of dialogue, a mediator. "I have been a member of this party for 23 years. (...) We have had better times and worse times.
The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) has agreed with the National Liberal Party (PNL) that reforms or changes in justice will be carried out only through debate in Parliament, not through emergency ordinances, ALDE Chair, Senator Calin Popescu-Tariceanu said in Parliament on Tuesday.