EU, NATO member Romania faces troubles in Eastern neighbors as corruption inquiries fuel the fire on domestic front
Apr 17, 2014
EU, NATO member Romania faces troubles in Eastern neighbors as corruption inquiries fuel the fire on domestic front.
Romania struggles these days to figure out what is of utmost importance to the nation: the troubles in neighboring Ukraine and in the Republic of Moldova and its separatist, pro-Russia Transdniester region? Or the corruption scandals currently affecting the governing party and, as a reaction, attempts to redirect attention to PM Victor Ponta's archenemy, President Traian Basescu? As domestic and international expectations of NATO-, EU-member Romania intensify, Social Democrat Ponta becomes the first head of a Romanian government who while in office is mentioned in a corruption case - even though he is not personally part of the graft accusations.
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