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Justice Minister presents Commissioner Vera Jourova Romania’s progresses recorded within CVM

The Romanian Justice Minister, Robert Cazanciuc has held bilateral talks with the first vice-president of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans and the commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Vera Jourova, a press release by the Justice Ministry reads on Monday.

Cazanciuc presented the progresses recorded by Romania within the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM), underlining the national authorities’ determination to continue reforms and fight against corruption.

Likewise, Cazanciuc reiterated the Government’s will to supporting the judicial system in the process of implementing the new codes.

At the same time, the officials approached aspects in connection with the negotiations under way at the European Union’s Council in the files regarding the European Prosecutor’s Office and the Data Protection.

Commissioner Vera Jourova thanked Romania for its active role in advancing discussions and specified it hopes that the files will be completed in reasonable time.

First vice-president Timmermans appreciated Romania’s commitment to furthering the reforms of the judicial system and fight against corruption, saying the progresses recorded are substantial, systemic.

The European Commission will continue its open, honest collaboration it has until now with the Romanian authorities.

The European official assured that the future report will mirror objectively the developments in all the fields covered by the CVM, Agerpres reports.


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