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Väyrynen: a counterweight to ‘new Southern donors’

Finland’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Develompent Paavo Väyrynen wants cooperation between the United States and Europe to “counterbalance the influence" of emerging donors like Brazil, Russia, India and China.

Foreign Ministry overrules Sida

The Swedish government has overruled a decision by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) to reduce staff in Afghanistan and Iraq in an attempt to cut back on administrative costs.