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The hearing will take place after the OLAF top job decision (Photo: European Commission)

Ombudsman and OLAF chief to clash in November

The European Parliament has given the go-ahead for a face-off between the European Ombudsman and the head of the EU's anti-fraud office, OLAF, after four months' delay.

The hearing is meant to take place during a petitions committee meeting on 23 November, the head of the committee's secretariat, David Lowe, told EUobserver.

The clash concerns the Ombudsman, Nikiforos Diamandouros' accusations that OLAF director general Franz-Hermann Bruner misled him over the case of German jo...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

The hearing will take place after the OLAF top job decision (Photo: European Commission)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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