Storms ahead for Romania's Council of Europe presidency
by Jane Whyatt
If the next six months were a flight, the pilot would be warning now of turbulence ahead. Romania holds the Presidency of the Council of Europe – the first time ever that the South East European nation has held this rotating office. On a warning from Strasbourg, with politicians accused of corruption clamouring for amnesty and press freedom under threat, Romania must steer the EU through Brexit and the parliamentary elections.
Bucharest by night. Photo: Pixabay
ECPMF interviewed MEP Monica Macovei, who began by explaining why the European Parliament passed a resolution that harshly criticises the Romanian government.