Romanian court to rule on timing of graft decree talks on Feb. 7

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BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's Constitutional Court will announce on Feb. 7 when talks will start on challenges to a government graft decree, the court's president, Valer Dorneanu, said on Friday.

"As soon as we get all opinion, arguments on Feb. 7 we will decide a timing for talks," Dorneanu told reporters. "We (the court magistrates) will respect the constitution, the laws, our internal rules and our own conscience."

(Reporting by Radu Marinas; Editing by Louise Ireland)


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