Laura Codruta Kovesi, Romania's former chief anti-corruption prosecutor, said her bid to be named the European Union's public prosecutor could be damaged by a widely-criticized Romanian agency tasked with investigating magistrates.
Laura Codruta Kovesi, Romania's former chief anti-corruption prosecutor, could see her bid to win the role of European Union public prosecutor damaged by a widely-criticised agency tasked with investigating magistrates, she said late on Wednesday.
Two major international development banks, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Finance Corporation, have formally complained to the Romanian government about proposed new banking sector taxes.
Romanian bank stocks resumed a
fall on Monday as central bank (NBR) governor Mugur Isarescu
clashed with the government over the draft 2019 budget which
includes a new tax on banks.
The plan, which also increased taxes on energy firms to
compensate for rising st
Romania has officially recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate interim president, joining a coordinated action of European Union nations and the United States, President Klaus Iohannis said on Friday.
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