Updated | MEPs voice concerns about Malta becoming one of EU’s …

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and his chief of staff Keith Schembri meeting MEPs at Auberge de Castille last December

Several MEPs from across the European political spectrum continued to voice concerns on the rule of law in Malta, during a debate discussing the findings of a fact-finding mission to Malta last month.

The delegation of MEPs visited Malta to investigate allegations off corruption and the deterioration of the rule of law following the adoption of a European Parliament resolution precipitated by the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia in September last year.

In a report on their findings, the MEPs raised serious concerns what they described as a widespread culture of impunity, as well as local authorities inability to investigate serious allegations of corruption and money laundering.

Justice Minister Owen Bonnici was present at the debate and answered some questions raised by the MEPs

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