PM Ponta at DNA: European Court of Justice says we should mind our business; there is no case here

PM Ponta at DNA: European Court of Justice says we should mind our business; there is no case here

Prime Minister Victor Ponta said on Tuesday, upon leaving the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) headquarters, that he came to file a decision of the European Court of Justice referring to the legal consultancy contracts, a document, which, in his opinion, proves that the anticorruption prosecutors have no case against him.

“I wanted to file, because it is important to the matter, the decision of the European Court of Justice of September 3, which clarifies very well what happens with the legal consultancy contracts: a service supply, such as the one we are talking about, which is remunerated through the periodical payment of some lump amounts must be regarded completed in the period for which the payment is reported, regardless of the provider’s having provided [the services] or not. I say that I carried an activity, the prosecutor says I didn’t, the European Court of Justice says we should both mind our own business, because, as long as the fees were paid, it is all right,” said Ponta. More…