European Parliament leaders threw their weight behind the candidacy of Romania's former anti-corruption prosecutor Laura Codruța Kövesi to be the first-ever EU chief prosecutor.

The European Parliament's Conference of Presidents, including Antonio Tajani and the leaders of the chamber’s political groups, showed ‘strong support’ for Kövesi after the former Chief Prosecutor of the Romanian National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) after she was tapped as the lead candidate by the European Parli...

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