EC releases report on justice for Bulgaria

On Tuesday, the General Affairs Council today adopted its conclusions on the European Commission Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) progress reports on Bulgaria and Romania.

The conclusions emphasize the importance of a strong and sustained political will to take the actions necessary in accordance with the mechanism.

Bulgaria should undertake stronger actions to reform its judicial system and show concrete results in combating high-profile corruption.

The Balkan country should also adopt an effective legislation on asset forfeiture and create more support for its newly-created institutions.

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