MEPs want Czech PM barred from EU budget talks until ‘conflict of interest’ determined


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As EU leaders convened for a video summit on Friday focused on a 750 billion euro recovery fund to tackle the coronavirus crisis, the European Parliament was set to adopt a resolution condemning Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš for conflicts of interest. MEPs on the budget oversight committee argue that until the EU Commission and the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) investigations are complete, he should not take part in decisions on EU budgets.

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