European Union

MEP Ciolos: Romania should send European Commissioner proposal by the beginning of next week

Special AGERPRES correspondent, Florin Stefan, reports: Romania should send its European Commissioner proposal by the beginning of next week, at the latest, in order for the European Parliament to be able to stick to its timetable and vote for the new European Commission at its session in November, Dacian Ciolos stated on Tuesday in Strasbourg.

Acting JusMin Birchall to convene CVM committee

Acting Justice Minister Ana Birchall said on Tuesday that she will convene the committee dealing with the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) in an urgent meeting to devise an action plan for the implementation of the recommendations contained in the European Commission report on Romania's progress under CVM, showing that one explicit aim in the report is the disbandment of the Specia

Juncker and Tusk: Delaying Talks with Skopje and Tirana Was a Huge Mistake

Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk have made statements on Brexit's conclusions at last week's European Council, the European Union reported. They were also joined by Manfred Weber, with statements on Turkey and its Syrian operation. The issue of rejection of negotiations with Northern Macedonia and Albania was also addressed.

Erga omnes aspect of Prespes accord put at risk by delay

The provision included in the Prespes agreement that North Macedonia's name will be erga omnes - namely, to be used both domestically and internationally - could be undermined if the neighboring country's accession bid to the European Union is indefinitely postponed, according to legal experts.