Prodi faces questioning over Eurostat scandal

  • 2003-07-24
  • Agence France Presse
BRUSSELS - European Commission Pres-ident Romano Prodi is prepared to face questioning about a ballooning scandal over alleged fraud at the European Union's statistics office, Eurostat, his spokesman said on July 17."He is always ready to go before the European Parliament to explain the commission's position," spokesman Reijo Kemppinen told reporters.Kemppinen was responding after the European Parliament's powerful committee on budgetary control asked Prodi to testify about the alleged fraud at Eurostat, which is responsible for publishing statistics on behalf of the commission, the EU's ex...
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