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EU approves Polish candidate for Court of Auditors

PR dla Zagranicy
Paweł Kononczuk 21.04.2016 17:04
EU ministers meeting in Luxembourg on Thursday approved Polish conservative MEP Janusz Wojciechowski as a member of the European Court of Auditors, the PAP news agency reported.
The European Parliament. Photo: Flickr.com/European ParliamentThe European Parliament. Photo: Flickr.com/European Parliament

The move came even though the European Parliament on 13 April rejected Wojciechowski as a candidate for the post.

However, the European Parliament's opinion was not binding on EU ministers.

Some European Parliament deputies had questioned whether Wojciechowski, an MEP for Poland’s conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party, would be an independent and objective member of the European Court of Auditors

Wojciechowski is a lawyer, judge and a former head of Poland’s central audit office. (pk)

Source: PAP

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