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MEPs approve reduced 2013 EU budget

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The European Parliament approved on Wednesday a long-delayed EU 2013 budget but including conditions that member states make up shortfalls in the current year's spending programme. 

The European Parliament approved on Wednesday a long-delayed EU 2013 budget but including conditions that member states make up shortfalls in the current year's spending programme. Parliament head Martin Schulz (pictured) said the European Commission will request more money early next year

Parliament head Martin Schulz said the European Commission, the bloc's executive arm, will present a budget adjustment early next year which will provide funds to cover the 2012 shortfall.

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