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17th Aug 2017

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Greek minister denounces EU letter on former statistics chief

Greek deputy minister for justice Dimitris Papangelopoulos on Thursday criticised a letter sent this week by three EU commissioners, defending a former chief of the Greek statistical agency, who is accused of falsifying data. "The three European officials essentially ask the Greek government to intervene in the independent Greek justice in favour of Mr. Georgiou," he said in a statement, adding the letter conflicted with EU law.

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