The European Union's top justice official has warned that any EU state found to have hosted a secret CIA jail could have its voting rights suspended. Franco Frattini said the consequences would be "extremely serious" if reports of such prisons turned out to be true. This comes amid an EU investigation into claims the US secret service ran clandestine jails in eastern Europe. In the case of Romania, a senior Euro MP has questioned whether its accession to the EU should go ahead as planned. The US has refused to confirm or deny the reports of secret jails, which surfaced in the US earlier this month.
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