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EU aid to Palestine, Mossad, and another scandal about to break

By Manneken Pis   April 1999

The next scandal

The next big scandal to drench the commission may be coming from the middle east: the Court of Auditors has been getting upset about the use of commission aid to the Palestine Authority. A lavishly-equipped hospital supplied with imported Italian marble tables, and housing which turns out to be so luxurious that Arafat’s cronies have moved in-that kind of thing. So far this has not made many headlines, because most of the member states and the commission think it important to keep the EU supportive and closely involved with the peace process.

But things are further complicated…

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