EU commissioners say state aid to STA may be provided without prior notification

Ljubljana, 13 January - Two EU commissioners have stressed that the state may support news agencies as entities performing a service of general economic interest under EU state aid rules if they so wish, and without prior notification, as they responded to an STA letter on the suspension of the agency's financing.

Brussels, Belgium
Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency Vera Jourova.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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