The European Commission reminds Romania about its inability to end high corruption cases, including the files where former and current ministers are involved, the Commission's spokesperson Martin Selmayr declared quoted by NewsIn. The Commission's official reaction comes after the Romania Chamber of Deputies refused to approve the investigation of former Romanian PM Adrian Nastase and former Transports minister Miron Mitrea.

The Commission underlined that the last July report reflected exactly this situation: that the Parliament hinders the fight against corruption instead of sustaining it. Thus, the fight against corruption remains Romania's main problem.

Selmayr underlined that Romania's progress or lack of them will be monitored for the 2009 report. Sources inside the Commission declared that Romania's political parties need to counter-balance the Parliament's negative deeds and not sustain it.