EU Parliament refuses to sign off Frontex budget

The European Parliament refused to green light the budget of the EU’s border police, Frontex and has delayed granting discharge until the autumn. The plenary vote on Wednesday sends a political signal to the EU agency that MEPs are not happy with how it operates. They said a report by the EU’s anti-fraud office Olaf into Frontex must first be made available. The agency’s chief, Fabrice Leggeri, resigned last week.

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