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Defending the Internal Water Empire (Frankrikes dobbeltmoral)  (Lest 2527 ganger) Skriv ut

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Martin  Fredag 4. April 2008, kl. 14:29

Utklipp: While peddling the benefits of free-market privatization abroad, France carefully guards its own borders against foreign companies, claiming water is too important to be controlled by outsiders. In late 2002, when debt-ridden Vivendi Universal announced it would sell its shares in its water division, Vivendi Environnement, the French government was not enthusiastic about the prospect of foreigners gaining control of it. "Water supply is very much a public service, and we should pay attention that Vivendi doesn't fall into bad hands," said President Jacques Chirac, who was in the middle of his successful re-election campaign...

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