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New case against Eva Kyle: the European Public Prosecutor’s Office wants to remove her and the Greek European Parliament’s immunity from the PPE

Trouble is piling up for Greek Socialist MEP Eva Kyle. Accused of collecting bribes in the prison of Qatargate, the European Public Prosecutor’s Office also requested this Thursday to remove the parliamentary immunity, as well as the popular MEP, as well as the Greek Maria Spirak (New Democracy).

“According to the conclusion of the investigation received from the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF),” the European Public Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement, “there is suspicion of fraud against the EU budget, related to the management. Parliamentary Allowance and, in particular, regarding the remuneration of Parliamentary Assistants”.

The statement concludes: “Under applicable national law, Ms. Kyle and Ms. Spirak are entitled to the presumption of innocence.”

European PP boomerang campaign

The European party, after a meeting of its leaders in Brussels and before the European Council, has launched a Twitter campaign in which, contrary to what its president, Manfred Weber, defended in the European Parliament this week, he blames the Qatari socialist political family.

Although Cathargit currently affects members of the European Parliament’s Socialist Group, the popular political line has been to avoid partisan use of the case. The president of the European Parliament herself, Roberta Mezzola, one of the most prominent leaders of the European PP, said before the plenary session in Strasbourg on Monday: “I have to be clear, the accusations are not left or right, or north or north. to the south. It is about right and wrong, and I urge you to resist the temptation to use this moment for political gain. Don’t underestimate the threat we face.”

Just two hours after the Twitter posting, the European Public Prosecutor’s Office tweeted that it was seeking the lifting of immunity not only for Kyle but also for another Greek MEP, this time from the conservative PPE, in the case. Use of European funds.

control rest

As expected from El Confidential, MEPs’ allowances, of €4,342 per month per representative, have lost control, as decided in October by the European Parliament’s Bureau, which was headed by Eva Kyle until this week, and which consists of President Roberta Mezzola. and 14 vice-presidents. Only Vice President Heidi Hautala, of Los Verdes, voted against.

Source: El Diario





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