EU to stick to position on fuel taxes - Almunia


BRUSSELS, May 28 (Reuters) - European Union finance ministers will stick to their previous agreement not to cut taxes on fuel as a way of responding to high inflation, European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said. "Ministers at the Ecofin and the Eurogroup level agreed in Manchester (in 2005) a clear position and they will stick to it," he said on Wednesday. French President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Tuesday the EU should consider freezing sales tax on fuel if ...

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