Malta killing scandal exposes EU unwillingness to supplant Muscat

Malta killing scandal exposes EU unwillingness to supplant Muscat

Malta’s Prime Minister Josep Muscat came under increasing pressure on Thursday (12 December) as calls for his immediate resignation intensified in Brussels in an ongoing investigation over the 2017 assassination of investigative journalist Daphne Anne Caruana Galizia. The Maltese Prime Minister has said that he will step down in mid-January, but with the ongoing murder investigation implicating senior government officials, there has been no shortage of those calling for Muscat to leave with immediate effect. As European leaders arrived in Brussels yesterday for an EU summit, a protest took place…

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