With rumours swirling that former European Commission President José Manuel Barroso was in clear violation of the EU's ethics protocols when he met with current Commission VP Jyrki Katainen in a Brussels hotel late last year, the Commission has concluded that the two were with within their legal bounds during an October 2017 private conversation
Commission spokesperson Margaritis Schinas said Katainen followed procedure when he published a report about his meeting with Barosso less than 24 hour...


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