Meglena Kuneva: “Suspension of EU funds of any EU member states is not always over safeguard clauses”

img112The safeguard clauses imposed by the European Union over the job of a country in certain sectors are not the only Bulgaria should fear in the first three years of its membership in the European Union, said EU Commissioner for Consumer Protection Meglena Kuneva, commenting of the first three years of Bulgarian accession to the EU.

“A budget deficit, stopping of the funds, which does not concern safeguard clauses it just happens if the documents are not in order or someone has tried to avoid the law. Countries, including old EU member states are returning money in such cases. This is something, which will always exist,” the EU Commissioner added.

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