At the beginning of October, the Senate Culture Committee gave a positive opinion on a draft law amending the Agerpres (The Romanian National Press Agency) operating law, whereby the head of the agency could be dismissed by the Romanian Parliament. The project was initiated by the Minister of Culture, Lucian Romaşcanu, and aims at the dismissal of the general director of the Agerpres National Agency, following a possible parliamentary vote against the Agency's annual activity report, but without discussing possible criteria other than the political ones, which would underpin the rejection of that report.
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