ECB's Duisenberg defends his wife in passport row

The long running row over Gretta Duisenberg's Palestinian flag flying continues with her visit to the Israeli-occupied West Bank. She has been told she can't use her diplomatic passport for private travel but claims not to have another passport.

The President of the European Central Bank, Wim Duisenberg, has defended his wife's use of a diplomatic passport. In a letter to Dutch Foreign Minister Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Mr Duisenberg writes that his wife, Gretta Duisenberg, only possesses that on

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