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Barroso EU indy comments fuelled by 'personal agenda' says French MP
By Chris Rumbles (14 March 2014)
Two opposing French politicians have criticised European Commission president José Manuel Barroso for wading into the debate over an independent Scotland's European Union membership.
French Socialist MP Axelle Lemaire, whose unique constituency role covers all French people living in Northern Europe, joined her conservative UMP counterpart, Joëlle Garriaud-Maylam, in saying President Barroso's comments were nothing more than a manoeuvre to earn political capital ahead of a rumoured campaign to become NATO secretary general.
She has been joined by Ms Garriaud-Maylam, a senior figure in France's main opposition party, who speaking in the Herald, said President Barroso was sending out threats that were in no way "credible".
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