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EU pays salaries of phantom workers in Palestine
EU Observer ^ | 11.12.13 @ 10:20 (Dec. 11) | Nikolaj Nielsen

Posted on 12/11/2013 1:57:45 AM PST by Olog-hai

The EU is knowingly paying Palestinian civil servants who have not worked in years, its spending watchdog says.

The Luxembourg-based European Court of Auditors published its findings in a report, out on Wednesday (11 December), on the EU’s “Pegase” program. It noted that the Union has paid the Palestinian Authority (PA) around €200 million a year between 2008 and 2012 to cover public sector salaries. The money has funded approximately half of the PA’s 170,000 civil servants and pensioners.

Beneficiaries are supposed to meet basic EU criteria. But in Gaza, up to 24 percent of people on the payroll of the PA’s health and education ministries did not show up to work in 2010. …

(Excerpt) Read more at euobserver.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: eurabia; europeanunion; eussr; gaza; palestinianauthority; rop

1 posted on 12/11/2013 1:57:45 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Are they “ArafatCare” navigators?


2 posted on 12/11/2013 1:58:53 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: Olog-hai

Phantom workers for a phantom country.


3 posted on 12/11/2013 2:27:07 AM PST by dforest
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To: dforest

“Phantom workers for a phantom country.”

good one...that should have been the title of this article!


4 posted on 12/11/2013 2:44:57 AM PST by BCW (Salva reipublicae)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

The Mob calls this kind of thing money-laundering.

Thanks Olog-hai.


5 posted on 12/11/2013 4:45:56 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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6 posted on 12/12/2013 7:01:27 AM PST by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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