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Germany supports salary cuts for EU officials

22.11.12 @ 11:31

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BERLIN - Germany is backing cuts to EU's "administrative costs", including salaries of EU officials, compared to the initial proposal for the 2014-2020 EU budget tabled by the European Commission, a German official said Thursday in Berlin. EU staff trade unions had been protesting in Brussels against planned wage cuts.