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Ombudsman opens inquiry into Commission's refusal to give access to text messages between its President and a multinational's CEO

Following a complaint, the Ombudsman has opened an inquiry into the European Comission's refusal to grant access to text messages between its President and the CEO of a pharmaceutical company, about a COVID-19 vaccine contract.

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The European Ombudsman works to promote good administration at EU level. The Ombudsman investigates complaints about maladministration by EU institutions and bodies, and also proactively looks into broader systemic issues.

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