Venice Commission issues tough report on Romania: Amendments on criminal justice laws weaken anti-corruption fight, they should be all re-assessed The Council of Europe’s Venice Commission adopted a tough report today
Venice Commission issues tough report on Romania: Amendments on criminal justice laws weaken anti-corruption fight, they should be all re-assessed
The Council of Europe’s Venice Commission adopted a tough report today on Romania’s latest amendments on the justice laws and criminal codes, expressing concern that many draft amendments to the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code seriously weaken the effectiveness of its criminal justice system to fight corruption offences, violent crimes and organised criminality.
Source: Romania Journal
President Iohannis calls for Justice Minister’s resignation: He has definitely discredited his credibility. Consultations with the political parties in sight
President Klaus Iohannis has asked for the resignation of Justice Minister Tudorel Toader, following the opinion of the Venice Commission on Friday, which shows that the amendments of the Criminal Codes and the Laws of Justice in Romania weaken the fight against corruption and other serious crimes. “President Klaus Iohannis firmly condemns the irresponsible behaviour of the Minister of Justice who, under the pretext of implementing the recommendations of the Venice Commission in the Emergency Ordinance 92/2018, has included provisions that have no connection with them, or are even contrary, which could increase the concern of the European partners.
Minister of Economy at the BRUA site at Podişor: The works are on the graph
Economy Minister Danuţ Andruşca, found Friday at the BRUA site at Podişor, Giurgiu County, said the works are in the pipeline for this project of strategic importance for Romania. He was accompanied by the general manager of Transgaz State Company, Ion Sterian. During this visit, the Minister met with the team coordinating the works of Podişor and checked the stage of the works at the Podişor compressing station and the BRUA gas pipeline, writes News.ro.
Gabriel Dumitraşcu and Victor Cionga: Black Sea Gases to be Used for the Re-industrialization of Romania
Black Sea gas could be used to re-industrial Romania, we should develop industries that bring added value, knowing that, for example, petrochemistry gives you 7-8 times more profits than the value of the raw material, I am of the opinion Gabriel Dumitraşcu and Victor Cionga, two personalities in the energy and capital markets who have kindly given us an interview to tell us their opinions on the hottest economic topic this year – the Black Sea gas.