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UK, Europe On Collision Course Over €2.1Bn Bill – 26 October 2014

RT logoSenior EU officials insist that Britain must pay a €2.1 billion surcharge by December, and have the backing of France and Germany, despite Prime Minister David Cameron’s insistence that he won’t pay.

Cameron stated flatly on Friday that Brussels “had another thing coming” if they thought they were going to get the €2.1 billion (US$2.7 billion) demand by the deadline. The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, a staunch pro-European technocrat, said the UK PM would be viewed as a coward if he didn’t get his checkbook out.
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