Officials are working on a new law to replace controversial corruption decree.
Large protests against move to weaken penalties for official corruption continued for the third consecutive day.
Adopted through late-night emergency ordinances, new legislation decriminalizing some corruption offences sets back years’ worth of efforts, say critics.
Predicting media development in Romania after it happens.
Critics, including President Klaus Iohannis, say changes to the penal code would represent a green light for corruption.
The proposed amnesty law, and changes to the criminal code, would set free around 2,500 people, including notorious politicians involved in graft and abuse-of-power cases.
The Social Democrats narrowly avoided a political crisis, after their first choice for prime minister was rejected, without an explanation, by the president.
Criminal conviction hanging over their leader poses a problem for election-winning Social Democrats.
Social Democrats win in Romania, while conservatives have slim lead in Macedonia, and Transdniester gets a new president.
Their probable return to power sparks concern about an anti-corruption drive that has gained momentum under government led by technocratic Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos.
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