The Romanians trust the national forces and NATO the most, while the Parliament of Romania and the European Commission are on the end positions of the ranking of public trust in national and international institutions, respectively, shows an INSCOP poll conducted between January 21 and February 5 at the commission of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.
The ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) argues that in any EU member state, had trials been found to have been handled by illegal judicial panels or convictions to have been handed down based on illegal secret protocols, those convicted would have been immediately exonerated.
Gunther Krichbaum, CDU MP and chairman of the Bundestag's Committee on European Union affairs, called on Romanian Justice Minister Tudorel Toader to back Laura Codruta Kovesi for the position of head of the European Prosecutor's Office.
The GDP and the budget revenues would have been by at least 10 per cent higher if all the state institutions had pursued Romania's interest, instead of just attempting to destabilize this ruling coalition, PSD (Social Democratic Party) leader Liviu Dragnea wrote on his Facebook page, in reply to a post regarding last year's budget revenues.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Friday that the Government is confronted with "a disinformation campaign against our country fuelled by Romanian politicians, reaching the highest level."
The Save Romania Union (USR) asked the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to notify the Venice Commission in respect to the new emergency ordinances that the PSD-ALDE (Social Democratic Party - Alliance of Liberals and Democrats) Government is preparing in the justice field, USR informed in a release on Monday.
Chairman of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Ludovic Orban said on Monday that the party holds regular meetings with President Klaus Iohannis, but emphasized that this is no constitutional ground to move for the suspension of the head of the state from office.
Romania's Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar says that cases have always been built professionally, both in the trial and in the criminal prosecution stage, and is optimistic that the prosecution documents completed so far in the cases in the attention of the Public Prosecution Office will be kept as such.