EU threatens legal steps against Romania over rule of law

FILE PHOTO: European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas attends a press conference at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission said on Monday it would take legal action against Romania unless it reversed measures that undermine the independence of its courts and the fight against corruption. The executive Commission, which is the guardian of the EU treaties, has repeatedly said laws introduced by Romania’s ruling Social Democrats – including […]

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