Commission says EU rules cannot be excuse to stop press agency funding

Brussels, 12 January - European rules cannot be used as an excuse to stop the funding of press agencies, an European Commission spokesperson said on Tuesday about the financing of the STA. It appears that the aid could be granted without the need for prior approval by the Commission, according to Arianna Podesta.

Coalition SMC deputy group leader Janja Sluga speaking to the press about topical political developments in the lobby of the National Assembly.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

The entrance to the STA offices in Tivolska Street.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
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