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The truth about the John Dalli resignation

Early on the afternoon of Tuesday October 16, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso invited Commissioner John Dalli to his office (the appointment was requested by the President on October 4). During this meeting Barroso asked Dalli, verbally, for his resignation. The reason was that an OLAF report, despite declaring Dalli had no involvement in a potential bribery case, concluded that “circumstantial evidence” shows Dalli had knowledge of the attempt of the tobacco ind...

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