4th Jun 2023


EU Commission washes hands of Greek spying affair

The EU Commission said Monday it was a matter for national Greek institutions to see if the centre-right Greek government broke the law by spying on an opposition leader. EU justice commissioner Didier Reynders also told an EU Parliament hearing he had "entered into an exchange of letters" with Athens on compliance with EU data-protection laws. But MEPs from the left, liberal, and green groups wanted tougher EU-level action.

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