Vote for justice could bring Romania’s expats home

Supporters of Klaus Iohannis celebrate his victory in Bucharest (photo: dpa)
Supporters of Klaus Iohannis celebrate his victory in Bucharest (photo: dpa)

Millions of Romanians have left their country, either permanently or temporarily, since the overthrow of leader Nicolae Ceausescu in 1989. Despite their nation’s move away from communism and its accession to the European Union and Nato, corruption is endemic at all levels of society, writes GIS guest expert Radu Nechita. But former teacher Klaus Werner Iohannis unexpectedly won the presidential elections in November 2014 with an anti-corruption campaign. It was a significant vote for the rule of law.

Vote for justice could bring Romania’s expats home

ROMANIANS - both residents and migrants - opted for the rule of law when they voted for Klaus Iohannis in their presidential e...

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