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Sunday 22.07.2018 | Name days: Marija, Marika, Marina

Money provided for deputy quotas is wasted; no one wants to take responsibility

The so-called deputy quotas first appeared at the end of the 90s – Prime Minister Vilis Kristopans’ minority government managed to secure support from the opposition for the state budget with LVL 2 million. Since then the opportunity to divide money for different books, films, municipal museums and roads has been a traditional part of the budget creation process.

Vaidere: Greece has proven its inability to fulfil its duties as an EU member state

The European Commission has found that Greece does fulfil its duties as a Schengen Zone member states in regards to border security. «Greece has proved once again that it is unable to fulfil its duties as a member of the European Union. This time Greece has failed to properly control the flow of migrants from Turkey,» – said MEP Inese Vaidere.