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Corruption Allegations In Kosovo

According to the German daily "Die Welt,"two independent reports, one from the European Union and one from the United Nations, make strong accusations about how EU money was spent in Kosovo.

The reports say that a significant portion of the 2.3 billion euros of EU taxpayers' money has been squandered or siphoned away, and several UN employees are wanted on charges of corruption.

A spokeswoman from the Budget Control Committee of the EU Parliament, Inge Grassle, said "The United Nations tolerates fraud. There were tens of millions of EU taxpayers' money sunk into Kosovo, but the culprits are running around freely."

-- Luke Allnutt

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