Laura Codruta Kovesi

President Iohannis: Farther and farther away from DNA's Chief Prosecutor's removal

President Klaus Iohannis stated on Wednesday that he is expecting a series of documents so as to make a decision in the case of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA)'s Chief Prosecutor, underscoring that "we are farther and farther away for a removal."

PICCJ: Negative opinion of CSM in Kovesi case confirms absence of legal ground for removal

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

Committee head Manda: Maior confirmed parties that took place in SRI offices

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.

CSM issues negative opinion regarding JusMin Toader's proposal to dismiss DNA's Kovesi

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.

JusMin Toader to prosecutor Kovesi: You've definitely not convinced me; your speech can be seductive to newbies

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.

Chief prosecutor Kovesi: I do not know how JusMin measured how severely I affected Romania's image

National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) Chief Prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi told a meeting on Tuesday of the Supreme Council of Magistrates (CSM) that she did not know how Minister of Justice Tudorel Toader measured the extent to which Romania's image was seriously affected by interviews she gave abroad.

Chief anti-graft prosecutor Kovesi dismisses reasons for her removal as unrealistic, unprovable, ungrounded

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."

Over 2/3 of DNA's prosecutors request CSM to have professional reputation and independence defended

As many as 135 prosecutors with the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) have decided to initiate and convey to the Supreme Council of Magistracy (CSM) a petition requesting the defence of the prosecutors' professional reputation and independence, following the affirmations made in the public sphere by people holding public or political positions which sustain the idea that anti-c

Iohannis: No good reasons to propose Kovesi's removal; I did not like the minister's performance

President Klaus Iohannis said on Friday he did not see Justice Minister Tudorel Toader's report based on which the latter asked for the removal from office of the chief prosecutor of the National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) Laura Codruta Kovesi, but from his point of view there were "no good reasons" for the move.

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