THE EUROPEAN Court of Auditors today (Thursday) attempted to undermine the mismanagement and fraud allegations brought against the European Commission, and in particular its vice-president Neil Kinnock, by its former chief accountant Marta Andreason, saying that a supposed report by the Court was no more than an incomplete internal working document.

Mrs Andreason, who has been stripped of her responsibilities, had claimed that a preliminary paper from the Court drawn up earlier this year reported that the Commission's accounting system ...

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