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“EU administration must be screened for savings potential”

Published: September 25, 2012; 12:43 · (Vindobona)

Austrian State Secretary Lopatka repeats Austria’s central demands at the General Affairs Council in Brussels.

“EU administration must be screened for savings potential” / Picture: © Flickr

State Secretary Reinhold Lopatka insisted on Austria’s core demands in the negotiations on the coming EU budget 2014-2020: “In line with other net contributors, we are demanding a significant reduction of the Commission’s proposal. I have also insisted that the Austrian contribution must not change for the worse; hence we need a corrective mechanism that does away with imbalances…

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