EU increases pressure on Bucharest / Romanian premier pledges U-turn on law

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Series Details 17.7.12
Publication Date 17/07/2012
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Article reported that the European Commission planned plan to send envoys to monitor Romania’s commitment to democracy in the country, officials said on the 16 July 2012, stepping up international pressure on Bucharest amid concern about the political crisis in one of the EU’s newest member states.

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