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EU staff set to strike over budget cuts

07.11.12 @ 09:23


EU staff plan to strike on Thursday against planned administrative budget cuts, reports the Wall Street Journal. The unions representing the officials say the cuts "would make it impossible for the institutions to function properly". The Cyprus EU Presidency proposed cutting €50 billion from the Commission's global 2014-2020 EU budget.


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