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Wednesday, 3 October 2018 - Strasbourg

3. The rule of law in Romania (debate)

Council and Commission statements: The rule of law in Romania (2018/2844(RSP))

Juliane Bogner-Strauss (President-in-Office of the Council) and Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President of the Commission) made the statements.

The following spoke: Viorica Dăncilă (Prime Minister of Romania).

The following spoke: Esteban González Pons, on behalf of the PPE Group, Josef Weidenholzer, on behalf of the S&D Group, Monica Macovei, on behalf of the ECR Group, Guy Verhofstadt, on behalf of the ALDE Group, and Ska Keller, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group.


The following spoke: Barbara Spinelli, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Ignazio Corrao, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Nicolas Bay, on behalf of the ENF Group, Steven Woolfe, non-attached Member, Dan Nica, who also replied to a blue-card question by Gunnar Hökmark, Laurenţiu Rebega, James Carver, to put a blue-card question to Laurenţiu Rebega (the President pointed out that it was not a blue-card question), and Sophia in 't Veld, Harald Vilimsky and Marek Jurek on the conduct of the debate (the President responded).

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Roberta Metsola, Juan Fernando López Aguilar, Ruža Tomašić, Norica Nicolai, who declined a blue-card question from Reinhard Bütikofer, John Stuart Agnew, Răzvan Popa, Emilian Pavel, Maria Grapini (the three last named on the conduct of the debate) (the President responded to each of them), Eleftherios Synadinos, Marek Jurek on the conduct of the debate, Siegfried Mureşan and Ioan Mircea Paşcu.

The following spoke: Viorica Dăncilă, Frans Timmermans and Juliane Bogner-Strauss.

The motions for resolutions to be tabled under Rule 123(2) would be announced in the House at a later time.

The debate closed.

Vote: next part-session.


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