EU Commission announces lifting of Kessler immunity: Presumption of innocence applies, and offer of legal support

EU Commission announces lifting of Kessler immunity: Presumption of innocence applies, and offer of legal support


The European Commission chief spokesperson, Margaritis Schinas, confirmed today that the College of Commissioners have lifted the immunity of OLAF Director-General, Giovanni Kessler.

Schinas confirmed what New Europe reported exclusively on March 9, that the College took this decision during the restricted College session of March 2. Schinas said that the principle of presumption of innocence applies, and that the European Commission is offering the Director-General legal support through this...


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