The Senate and the House of Deputies held a common meeting today, in order to take act of the resignation of the Foreign Intelligence Service director, Gheorghe Fulga, and the Romanian Information Service, Radu Timofte.

Romanian president, Traian Basescu is expected to suggest the names of the future Intelligence heads as soon as possible. The specialized commissions the two houses of the Parliament are to analyze the suggestions and submit the results to Parliament’s vote on October 4th.

The two directors resigned, along with the head of the Romanian equivalent of Police Internal Affairs Department, Virgil Ardelean, after the disappearance of Omar Hayssam, suspect in a terrorism-related case.