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Romanian court wants to resign corruptiebestrijder

BUCHAREST – Romanian president Klaus Iohannis must Laura Codruta Kövesi release of her function as head of the department of anti-corruption (DNA). That has the constitutional court on Wednesday is determined to a state of conflict to resolve that Iohannis has created with the government.

Laura Codruta Kövesi

The social democratic government had the highest court asked to rule on the refusal of the president to Kövesi to dismiss. Minister of Justice Tudorel Toader want that because the DNA-chef, her book is out too would be gone and thus the respect of Romania has harmed. Iohannis was not convinced by his arguments.

The DNA indicted under the leadership of Kövesi several leading figures, among them politicians and directors of government agencies. Critics blame the government, the approach of corruption to frustrate by the resignation of Kövesi.

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