Belgian authorities confirm EU Commission decision to lift OLAF chief’s immunity

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Belgian authorities confirm EU Commission decision to lift OLAF chief’s immunity


The Europe of Commissioners has communicated the decision to lift the immunity of the European Union's Anti-fraud Office (OLAF) chief Giovanni Kessler, who will now potentially face the Belgian prosecutor on questions related to the Dalli investigation. On Thursday, Eric Van der Sypt, a spokesman for the federal prosecutor's office confirmed the Commission had indeed agreed to lift Kessler's immunity: "His immunity was lifted by the European Commission," Sypt told AFP, confirming New Europe’s...


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