This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Full and uncensored access to emails between Robert-Jan Smits and Frontiers'.

Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:11:56 +0000
Subject: Re: Ares(2019)1126983 - Internal review of access to documents request - Full and uncensored access to emails between Robert-Jan Smits and Frontiers
From: Leonid Schneider <[FOI #6175 email]>
To: EC ARES NOREPLY <[email address]>


I woudl like to point out that you rejected my request while referring to "a broad engagement with key stakeholders over the spring 2018”.
You yourself now admitted to hold no records of that engagement whatsoever.
Basically, you invented something to use it as reason to deny me information.

Yours sincerely,

Leonid Schneider

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[1]Ares(2019)1126983 - Internal review of access to documents request -
Full and uncensored access to emails between Robert-Jan Smits and

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Carlos Remis
Charl. 03/21

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