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Olli Rehn and the diplomacy of the sauna

BRUXELLES - Controversy in the press room in Brussels on 'sauna diplomacy' of the European Commissioner for Economic Affairs Olli Rehn, who has invited some journalists men for an informal chat about the crisis and its surroundings, the EU Commission in its sauna. The news, which spread quickly, has aroused the concerns of women journalists who are now the same Rehn asked at the press conference on economic forecasts: "We know that men had briefing with reporters this week, we would like to know that he plans to the female journalists. "Embarrassed but elegant Commissioner's response: "I have regular contact with journalists, in different contexts, both on and off the record, and I take note of the interest in respect of these appointments will try to expand in ways and times that I will be allowed ".