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EU compliant; Wolfowitz resists firm promises The International Herald-Tribune and Reuters, among others, are carrying the news that Wolfowitz's meeting with EU ministers went smoothly, and that his ratification tomorrow at the World Bank board meeting is assured.

With little else to report for the moment, the focus seemed to fall on Wolfowitz's acknowledgment that he's "controversial" and the fact that though he spoke frequently of a "multinational" management team, he did not firmly commit to giving the Europeans the #2 position. The IHT reports also on several top positions at the WB that are currently unoccupied.

Soren Ambrose ~ March 31, 2005

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