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Commenting article: Bulgaria to Report Irregularities in EU Funded Projects to OLAF

Bulgaria will notify the EU anti-fraud office and the prosecuting authority about irregularities under the "Environment" Operational Program.

In a Saturday interview for the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR), Justice Minister Zinaida Zlatanova explained that she had become aware of the extent of the problem as late as October, stressing that the managing authority of the program had deliberately hushed up the issue, failing to report it to her and to the Environment Minister.

On Friday it emerged that the European Commission would freeze EU funding earmarked for Bulgaria over suspicions of abuse in awarding public procurement contracts under the "Environment" OP.

Tania Oz - 19 Nov 2013 // 02:57:52

"From now on, I will report any problem which surfaces in the sphere of EU funds management, especially deliberate mistakes in public procurement, because in 90% of the cases this seems to be the biggest problem with EU funds management," Zlatanova argued."................................

In case it slipped your attention ZZ; that is your job anyway! Don't act the "Martyr".

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