EU Warns Malta Against 'political Interference' In Slain Reporter Probe

EU warns Malta against 'political interference' in slain reporter probe

The EU has warned Malta against any "political interference" in the investigation of the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, a fierce critic of the government

Brussels (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Dec, 2019 ) :The EU has warned Malta against any "political interference" in the investigation of the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, a fierce critic of the government.

In a phone call on Monday with Malta's justice minister, European Commission Vice President Vera Jourova "insisted that the investigation has to be brought to conclusion without any political interference," a spokesman said on Tuesday.

The phone call occurred a day after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, who has come under fire over his personal links to politicians implicated in the case, said he would step down.

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