Prosecutor

The EP and the European Council Appointed Laura Codruța Kövesi as the First European Chief Prosecutor

The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have agreed to appoint Ms Laura Codruța Kövesi as the first European Chief Prosecutor.

The Office's seat will be located in Luxembourg, and Kövesi will sit for a non-renewable term of seven years.

Commissioner Vera Jourova congratulated Kövesi in a tweet:

Sotir Tsatsarov: It's neither my, nor the Judiciary's Job to Advise the Public Administration that It Should Reconsider the Entire Protection System for Its Computer Networks

It is not my job to advise the public administration that it should reconsider the entire protection system for its computer networks and databases, Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov said during a forum on Cybersecurity and Trade Secret and Trademark Abuse, Focus News Agency reported.

Detained North Macedonia Prosecutor Demands Transfer of Cases

North Macedonia's outgoing chief Special Prosecutor, Katica Janeva, who was detained in August 21 as a suspect in the high-profile "Extortion" affair, has been criticised for sending a letter to her colleagues demanding that all their cases be transferred to the regular prosecutor's office.

North Macedonia Govt Announces New Anti-Corruption Team

North Macedonia's government said on Tuesday that it has decided to form an "operational" anti-graft team headed by Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski and including other top officials.

The team will "work uncompromisingly and through a coordinated approach in the fight against crime and corruption", the government said in a statement.

The Lawyers Bar Association in Plovdiv Has Issued a Statement against Ivan Geshev's Views on the Separation of Powers

The Lawyers Bar Association in Plovdiv has issued a statement in which it strongly disagrees with the views expressed in a television interview by Ivan Geshev on the separation of powers, BNR reported.

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