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Romanian PM congratulates Spanish counterpart for his success in elections

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila congratulated her Spanish counterpart Pedro Sanchez for the success recorded by his political party, Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) in the early polls that took place on Sunday, in Spain, according to a press release of the Government on Monday.

Without requirements or candidate profile, assessment for prosecutor general position at minister's own hands ((Horodniceanu)

Daniel Horodniceanu, former chief prosecutor of the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), argues that the selection procedure of the prosecutor general initiated by the Ministry of Justice did not indicate a candidate profile or the benchmarks that those interested had to meet and considers that "without specific requirements and without a candidate profile, any

Former chief anti-graft prosecutor Kovesi, charged in another case

Former DNA (National Anti-corruption Directorate) chief prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi said on Thursday, after leaving the hearings of the Magistrates' Investigation Section, that she found out she is being charged in a second case. "In the first case you already know about, I was prevented from making statements.

DNA stocktaking report: In 2018, cases worth EUR 412 million in damages sent to court

Interim chief prosecutor of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) Calin Nistor said on Friday at the presentation of the institution's stocktaking report that in 2018, DNA has sent to court case files counting for a total estimated damage worth EUR 412 million. "DNA's activity focused on recovering the crime's fruit.

PG Lazar after protocols with SRI ruled unconstitutional:Optimistic current prosecution documents will be deemed legal

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.