First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans, considers that policing the magistrates in Romania should be done by the judiciary itself.
First Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans is paying a visit on Thursday to Romania, where he is to be welcomed by President Klaus Iohannis, the two heads of Parliament, Calin Popescu-Tariceanu and Liviu Dragnea, respectively and the Prime minister, Viorica Dancila.
The negative opinion given by the prosecutors' Section with the Superior Council of Magistracy (CSM) on the Justice minister's proposal to remove from office the Chief Prosecutor of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) confirms the point of view constantly expressed by the leadership of the Prosecutor's office attached to the High Court of Cassation and Justice
Former head of Romania's Intelligence Service (SRI) George Maior confirmed in a testimony on Tuesday before Parliament's SRI Oversight Committee the parties that took place at the SRI headquarters of Romania's National Day, the SRI Day, birthdays, including Victor Ponta, Liviu Dragnea, Laura Codruta Kovesi, Livia Stanciu, says committee chairman Claudiu Manda.
The Prosecution Section of the Supreme Council of Magistracy (CSM) issued a negative opinion on Tuesday in respect to Justice Minister Tudorel Toader's proposal to remove from office prosecutor-in-chief of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) Laura Codruta Kovesi, vice-chairman of the CSM Prosecutor Codrut Olaru announced.
Justice Minister Tudorel Toader said Tuesday that the speech given by the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) Chief Prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi at a meeting of the Supreme Council of Magistrates (CSM) the same day that considered his request for her removal from office may be persuasive if given to newbies.
National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) Chief Prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi said on Tuesday at the Supreme Council of Magistrates (CSM) dismissed reasons put forward by Minister of Justice Tudorel Toader in his proposal to remove her from office as "unrealistic, untenable in any way, while some of them are simple claims that do not confirm anything from reality."
The Supreme Court (ICCJ) on Monday denied a motion by the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) to reopen criminal investigation in a court file that also implicates Deputy Prime Minister Paul Stanescu.
The National Council for Combating Discrimination (CNCD) on Monday established that the affirmation of Prime Minister Viorica Dancila about the "autistic" people who "misinform" in Brussels stays within the limits of freedom of expression and does not qualify as discrimination.
Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans on 1 March will be meeting Speaker of Romania's Chamber of Deputies Liviu Dragnea and members of a select committee on justice legislation.