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Gov’t takes first steps for Greek expats to vote in elections

Interior Minister Panos Skourletis submitted an amendment to the Greek Palriament on Friday calling for the establishment of a 12-member committee to explore the voting options for Greeks living abroad.  The committee will have to record and evaluate the situation regarding Greek voters living abroad as well as parameters (institutional, …

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Lenders press Greece to sell 40% of PPC lignite units and energy producing plants

Greek Interior Minister – an Energy minister in first SYRIZA government – Panos Skourletis accused on Monday international lenders of reneging on a 2015 bailout deal by trying to force a fire-sale of its main electricity utility Public Power Corporation (PPC/DEH) to serve “domestic and foreign business interests.” Later, a …

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Gov’t ministers: Utility companies in Privatization Superfund doesn’t mean that they will be sold

The Greek government tries to persuade opposition parties and society that the transfer of utility companies in the Privatization Fund does not automatically mean that they will be sold. Three government ministers – Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, Transportation Minister Christos Spirtzis and Energy Minister Panos Skouletis -, insisted in claiming …

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Anti-authoritarian son of SYRIZA Minister sentenced for “disturbing public peace” outside Golden Dawn offices

An Athens Misdemeanors Court imposed a 14-month imprisonment to the son of a SYRIZA Minister for attacks that occurred last month outside the offices of far-right Golden Dawn in Maroussi suburb of northern Athens. The 21-year-old man and each of three other defendants were sentenced to 14-month imprisonment with 3-year …

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