Kommissionsformand Barroso udtaler: "The necessary checks and balances in a democratic system must be guaranteed. While progress has been made on judicial reform and the fight against corruption in the last five years, this progress has been called into question by events in the last month. The Commission has raised serious concerns for the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary in Romania. Prime Minister Ponta has responded to these concerns and agreed to quickly address them. The Commission will monitor the situation to make sure that these commitments are honoured. Urgent and rigorous implementation of the recommendations under the CVM will contribute to ensure a stable, credible and investment-friendly economic environment and to reassure financial markets".
Rapporten opsummerer en række spørgsmål til de nylige udfordringer på retsstatsområdet og kommer med anbefalinger, som Rumænien øjeblikkeligt bør handle på.