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President of the European Council Donald Tusk congratulates Viorica Dancila on her appointment as PM : I trust Romania will continue to contribute constructively to a stronger and united European Union. The rule of law and irreversible progress in the fight against corruption remain crucial

The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk sent a letter of congratulations to Viorica Dancila on her appointment as Prime Minister of Romania conveying her that the Government “has an important responsibility for upholding European values”. In addition, the European official  underlines that “the rule of law and irreversible progress in the fight against corruption, in line with the high expectations of Romanian society, remain crucial in ensuring that all Romanian citizens are able to benefit fully from all the opportunities offered by membership of the Union”.

“On behalf of the European Council, I would like to congratulate you on your appointment as Prime Minister.

I trust Romania will continue to contribute constructively to a stronger and united European Union, and support a prosperous and democratic EU neighbourhood. This is especially important in the context of the work ahead of us on the EU’s Leaders’ Agenda and Romania’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first semester of 2019.

Your government’s important responsibility for upholding European values will underpin Romania’s prosperity, stability and security, as well as that of the European Union. In this regard, the rule of law and irreversible progress in the fight against corruption, in line with the high expectations of Romanian society, remain crucial in ensuring that all Romanian citizens are able to benefit fully from all the opportunities offered by membership of the Union.

I look forward to working closely with you, and I wish you and your government every success for the future,” Donald Tusk’s letter addressed to Viorica Dancila shows.

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