EU Parliament to Discuss New Monitoring Mechanism on Bulgaria, Romania

The European Parliament is to discuss options to replace the current Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) on Tuesday.

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The CVM is applied on Bulgaria and Romania, monitoring their progress in judicial reforms and fighting corruption. Some MEPs, however, demand that a mechanism be implemented to monitor all member states and assess the quality of their democracy, rule of law and basic rights.

Bulgaria and Romania agreed to the mid-2000s, as a prerequisite for EU membership. Reports are now being prepared on an annual basis, with Romania performing much better than Bulgaria over the past few years.

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25 October 2016

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