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[Europe, Malta] Kessler: Meeting with Dalli was ‘bingo’ for Snus company; Bahamas investigation not concluded

Silvio Zammit was the “golden key” for Snus companies to get their toe in the door to try and get an EU ban on the oral tobacco lifted, said Olaf Director Giovanni Kessler yesterday. Testifying in the case against Mr Zammit, who stands accused of briber
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:27
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] In the Press: Dalli wanted to lift snus ban - Kessler

OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler said that two of John Dalli's former aides had told investigators that he wanted to life the snus ban. Kessler was testifying in the case against Silvio Zammit, accused of soliciting bribes from tobacco companies.
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:55
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[Europe, Malta] VIDEO: Watch: OLAF director-general not authorised to testify before Parliament's Privileges Committee

OLAF director-general Giovanni Kessler was a no-show at this evening's sitting of Parliament's Privileges Committee, informing it that he had not received the necessary authorisation from the European Commission. The Privileges Committee is discussing a
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:54
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[Europe, Malta] Speaker turns down John Dalli request to confront Kessler in Privileges Committee

The Speaker of the House, Anglu Farrugia, has turned down a request by John Dalli to be given permission to confront Giovanni Kessler, Director-General of Olaf, the EU's anti-fraud agency, at this evening's meeting of the Parliamentary Privileges Commit
Times of Malta (mt)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:53
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[Europe, Malta] Kessler no-show for House committee meeting

the director-general of Olaf, the EU anti-fraud agency, did not show up for a meeting of the House Privileges Committee this evening The Speaker said Dr Kessler was notified yesterday afternoon to appear before the committee but he replied today that he h
Times of Malta (mt)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:53
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[Europe, Malta] Court testimony implicates former EU health chief

According to Malta Today, Kessler told the jury that Dalli had inquired about lifting the snus ban during internal meetings with his staff. “Two commission officials [Joanna Darmanin and Paula Duarte] told us that Dalli, in a formal meeting of the cabin
EUobserver.com
added Mar 18, 2015 12:52
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[Europe, Malta] Dalli files police report against Kessler over 'perjury'

In his complaint, Mr Dalli said Dr Kessler's testimony in the case against Silvio Zammit was "fraught with selective quotations which have the effect of manipulation of the truth". As reported in the press, Dr Kessler had stated that: “Dalli, on two occ
Times of Malta (mt)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:51
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[Belgium, Malta] Former European Commissioner ‘following Kessler testimony with disgust at manipulation of facts’

Former European Commissioner John Dalli has called on the police “to take action”, after accusing the chief of the EU anti-fraud agency of committing perjury.
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 17, 2015 10:54
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] John Dalli seeks to confront Kessler during parliamentary committee

Dalli has asked Speaker Anglu Farrugia permission to confront OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler when he is called to give evidence before the parliamentary privileges committee. Kessler, currently in Malta, has been asked by the Nationalist opposition to testif
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 17, 2015 10:54
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] ‘Dalli aides said commissioner proposed lifting snus ban’ – Kessler

[LIVE BLOG] OLAF director-general Giovanni Kessler says testimony of two Cabinet officials made during OLAF investigations in 2013 on 'Bahamas' allegations against former commissioner • describes Silvio Zammit as ‘the man with the golden key’
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 17, 2015 10:51
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