Funding scandal: Minister Stark-Watzinger defends herself | EUROtoday

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In a benevolent studying, the funding scandal that has saved the training republic on tenterhooks for weeks may be seen for instance of how ministerial paperwork works. A minister who rushed forward in public within the face of a questionable letter of protest from scientists that implicitly trivialized {a partially} violent motion as a peaceable protest, this minister knowledgeable herself in regards to the legality of her actions whereas her state secretary had the sensible penalties examined with out her information. Both had been competently put of their place by their specialist departments. There stays an aftertaste of a check of attitudes as a result of the implications had been examined earlier than there was authorized readability. Apparently this was a misunderstanding.