Angry British PM won't pay EU bill

2014-10-24 19:12
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Brussels - Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday Britain would not make an additional €2.1bn payment into this year's European Union budget, calling the bloc's demand for extra funds "completely unacceptable".

"It is not acceptable, it an appalling way to behave," a visibly angry Cameron told a news conference in Brussels. "I'm not paying that bill on 1 December. If people think I am they've got another thing coming. It is not going to happen."

Cameron was speaking after the bloc presented Britain with a demand for an extra payment into its budget after a revision of economic statistics showed his country was better off.

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