Romania's Ex-Justice Min Monica Macovei Ready to Help Bulgaria Fight Corruption

Politics » DOMESTIC | November 18, 2016, Friday // 13:36
Bulgaria: Romania's Ex-Justice Min Monica Macovei Ready to Help Bulgaria Fight Corruption Photo: BGNES

Monica Macovei, considered to be the face of the fight against corruption in Romania, said that she's ready to visit Bulgaria and help Bulgarian President-elect Rumen Radev, sharing here experience fighting against corruption, in an interview with private TV station BIT.

During his presidential campaign Radev announced that he wants to talk and invite representatives of national anti-corruption system in Romania and he pointed exactly the name of Monica Macovei, a former Justice Minister of Romania who currently serves as MEP.

''I will accept an invitation from anyone who wants to fight against corruption because it will bring people together. When money for public contracts goes from one pocket to another the state cannot progress,” Macovei announced.

According to her, Bulgaria compared to Romania has not progressed in the fight against corruption and organized crime, however the law system in both countries, continue to evolve.

''The main purpose of the mechanism of the European Commission is to monitor the fight against corruption and organized crime for the good of the people of Romania and Bulgaria. Of course, politicians do not want it but it should be continued''.

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